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LASG diverts traffic for Ikoyi road maintenance

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The Lagos State Government has announced that traffic will be diverted from Alfred Rewane and Osborne through the Osborne Foreshore Estate axis of Ikoyi for four weeks.

The state Commissioner for Transportation, Oluwaseun Osiyemi, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday.

Osiyemi said this was to enable the Federal Ministry of Works to carry out the first phase of the rehabilitation of the asphaltic sections from Osborne Foreshore Estate to Sura Bridge Ramp from Wednesday, 26 June to 27 July 2024.

To this end, a lane of the road to be rehabilitated will be closed to vehicular movement.

The statement said consequently, motorists from Alexander/Glover were advised to use Oba Adeyinka Oyekan Avenue inwards Ikoyi to connect Obalende/Ring Road and access Third Mainland Bridge to proceed with their journeys.

Motorists from Victoria Island were advised to go through Falomo Roundabout to link Awolowo Road and access the Third Mainland Bridge to reach their desired destinations.

“Alternately, motorists from Victoria Island can also utilise Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue to link Mekunwen Bridge and proceed to CMS/Apongbon Bridge inward Eko Bridge to access Funsho Williams Avenue to reach their desired destinations.

“For this period, motorists on the other side of Sura Bridge will have through traffic inbound Osborne Foreshore Estate”.

Osiyemi promised that traffic management personnel would be on the ground to minimise inconveniences and ensure a steady flow of traffic.

He urged motorists to be patient and comply with the officers.

In May, the government announced a traffic diversion along Adeniji through Falomo, including Bourdillon and Queens Drive on Lagos Island.

Osiyemi said the diversion was due to a repair on the routes and was expected to last until 7 November 2024.

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