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DIVERSION ON THIRD MAINLAND BRIDGE: Recovery of Truck from the Lagoon begins at 1 pm on Sunday

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The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has concluded arrangements to recover the Waste Disposal Truck that recently fell off the 3rd Mainland Bridge into the lagoon approaching Iyana Oworonshoki from the 3rd Mainland Bridge inwards Alapere-Ogudu axis.

This exercise is scheduled for Sunday, 23rd October 2022, commencing from 1.00 pm.
Consequently, while the recovery operation is ongoing, there will be a road closure and traffic diversion on the 3rd Mainland Bridge for motorists moving from Lagos Island to connect Mainland through Iyana Oworonshoki.

In order to avoid delay and inconvenience during the recovery period, the following alternative routes are advised for motorists coming from Lagos Island and Mainland (Ebute-Metta) towards Iyana Oworonshoki on the 3rd Mainland Bridge:

(1)* From Victoria Island/Ikoyi/ Lagos Island, use Carter Bridge to:
a) Ijora Olopa (by LAWMA Headquarters) to Eko Bridge to Funsho Williams Avenue (old Western Avenue) to Dorman-Long Bridge to Ikorodu Road through Fadeyi and connect desired destinations.
Alternate routes;
b) Carter Bridge to Iddo to Oyingbo to Herbert Macaulay Way to Jibowu to Ikorodu Road and connect desired destinations.

(2)* From Victoria Island/ Ikoyi/ Lagos Island; to Mainland (Ebute-Metta);
You may use the Adekunla interchange to Herbert Macaulay Way to connect desired destinations

Please be aware that motorists moving from the Mainland inward to Lagos Island are not affected by this recovery exercise on the 3rd Mainland Bridge.
While seeking the cooperation and support of all road users/motorists, security and traffic management personnel will be deployed to all the alternative routes to ensure the free flow of traffic, safety and security of all road users.

We apologize for any inconvenience this scheduled recovery exercise may cause.

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