Lagos Govt partially closes Marine Bridge for repairs

Posted by News Express | 27 March 2020 | 886 times

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•Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Government will be closing down Marine Bridge partially for repairs from 8.00 pm on Saturday 28th March 2020 to Saturday, 15th August 2020.

A Statement from the Ministry of Transportation disclosed that the construction works by the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing will replace the worn-out elastomeric bearing, and expand the metallic joints on the bridge. Other repair works include; construction of drain gully, jacketing, skin repairs of the piers and laying of asphalt.

The repair works which will take a duration of 20 weeks would be done in two faces to ease traffic movements.

The first half of the construction works will last for the first 10 weeks, thereafter, the second half would commence equally and last for 10 weeks.

The closure has been slated between 8.00 pm and 8.00am daily to ensure there is a smooth and uninterrupted flow of the repair works, therefore, road users are advised to comply with the traffic diversions to minimize inconveniences in movements, as they will be allowed to ply only the available sides of the roads while the construction works lasts.

Lagos State Government is hereby appealing to residents of the State, especially motorists that ply these corridors to bear the pains, as the project is executed for their safety and seamless movements that will meet the transportation needs of the larger populace. (Channels TV)

Source: News Express

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