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Lagos to shut Marina, Onikan, other roads for marathon Saturday

By Jesutomi Akomolafe
12 November 2021   |   3:50 am
The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has said some roads in the state will be closed to traffic on Saturday from 6:00a.m. as a result of the Lagos mini marathon, tagged, ‘Lagos Women Run’.

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has said some roads in the state will be closed to traffic on Saturday from 6:00a.m. as a result of the Lagos mini marathon, tagged, ‘Lagos Women Run’.

In a travel advisory on Thursday, LASTMA said the following routes will be closed to vehicular traffic: Marina bridge inwards Apongbon, Onikan inwards J.K Randle Avenue (TBS), Muson Centre/Flag House inwards TBS, Water Board/NITEL/Marina Bridge/IPP, Inner Marina road inwards NITEL/State House, Ebute Ero ramp inwards Eko Bridge, Ijora Olopa/ LAWMA HQ inwards Ijora Oloye/ Marine Bridge.

Others are Eko Bridge descending to Alaka, Alaka inwards Stadium/Surulere on the service lane and Broad street by Elegbata/Ofin, Apongbon.

“Consequent upon the above, the followings are the alternative routes for motorists: Motorists from Victoria Island and Ikoyi are advised to make use of Carter bridge (Idumota Bridge) to Iddo – Oyingbo Herbert Macaulay or use Third Mainland bridge through Alfred Rewane – Osborne rd.

“From Ebute Ero to Eko Bridge: take Adeniji-Adele Interchange to Carter Bridge (Idumota Bridge) to Iddo-Oyingbo-Herbert Macaulay Way to Adekunle to Third Mainland Bridge or Herbert Macaulay Way to Jibowu and connect destination.

“Motorists from Apapa road that want to connect stadium from Alaka should make use of Iponri estate to connect Bode Thomas road, while Lagos island bound vehicles from Surulere are free from restriction. Motorists are advised to plan their journey as restrictions will take few hours.”

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