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Lagos announces closure of Oshodi flyover to fix skywalk bridge



The Lagos State Government has announced that there would be partial restriction of movement on Oshodi flyover to enable it advance the ongoing construction of the Oshodi Transport Interchange. This is with effect from 10:00pm Sunday, July 1st to 5:00am Monday, July 2nd, 2018.

In a statement signed by the Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Mr. Ade Akinsanya, the Government said construction work at the Transport Interchange had entered critical stage and the contractor, Planet Projects Limited would be hoisting heavy structural steel trusses for the assembly of the Skywalk Bridge.

He explained that the flyover would be completely closed in the direction of Anthony to the Airport, while the motorists (in both directions) would make use of the second carriageway, that is, Airport -Oshodi to Anthony.


The Commissioner stated that Men of LASTMA, FRSC, Police, LAGESC, and VIO will be on ground to manage traffic and provide safety and security support during the seven-hour night operation.

Akinsanya also said that motorists coming from Anthony can access the Town Planning Way through Ikorodu Road or Apapa Oworonshoki Expressway and then turn to Ilupeju Industrial Avenue to link Agege Motor Road via Ilupeju bypass and make a U-turn at Bolade to link Apapa Oworonshoki Expressway.

“For motorists coming from Isolo/Airport Road, you can enter the service lane at Charity and turn to Agege Motor Road at Oshodi and then link Ilupeju Industrial Avenue via Ilupeju Bypass and then turn to Town Planning Way to link up Apapa-Oworonshoki Expressway.”

“We encourage individuals and groups that may have cause to use the network of roads and bridges passing through, or linking Oshodi and environ, to be alert to disruptions and danger associated with movement of heavy steel and equipment,” he stated.

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