The Lagos State Government says the Stadium Flyover Bridge, Surulere, will be re-opened to traffic on Wednesday, December 22, 2021, by which time the repair works would have been completed.
It would be recalled that the bridge was blocked Friday, December 19, 2021 to enable replacement of the expansion joints.
In a statement released by the Ministry of Transportation, the Commissioner, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde explained that the repair schedule will be in phases. The diversion points for the Phase One according to him will take place from Alaka to the Stadium Service Lane inbound Barracks in Surulere axis.
To manage traffic during the rehabilitation works, Oladeinde stated that motorists inbound Jibowu from Alaka will be diverted to the Service Lane to access their destinations, adding that traffic guides will be mounted along the affected route to help motorists navigate the axis during the rehabilitation,
While affirming that the State Traffic Management Authority will be on ground to coordinate movement, the Commissioner appealed to the citizenry for their uncompromised understanding and patience amidst various ongoing road projects within the State, assuring that the end result will be beneficial to the people and the state.