The Lagos State Government has announced diversions of traffic ahead of the 7th edition of Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, which holds on Saturday, 12 February, 2022.
The Access Bank Lagos City Marathon will be flagged off at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, and rounded up at the Eko Atlantic City on Lagos Island.
A statement from the Lagos State Sports Commission announced that motorists from Eko Bridge coming from Apongbon to Costain Roundabout will be connected to Ebute-Metta, Orile, Nigeria Breweries/Abebe Village, Eric Moore, Bode Thomas, Adeniran Ogunsanya for them to link their destinations as appropriate.
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From Alaka Estate, motorists shall be diverted to Iponri or Iponri Estate to link Bode Thomas, Adeniran Ogunsanya or Babs Animasahun to connect their dedestination
Motorists from Masha inwards the National Stadium to be diverted through Shita Roundabout, Akerele Street for onward movement through Falolu or Adeniran Ogunsanya to connect their destinations.
Motorists from Apapa/Orile Iganmu going towards Funsho Williams Avenue shall be diverted to Apapa Road or Nigerian Breweries/Abebe Village to link Eric Moore, Bode Thomas, Babs Animashaun or Adeniran Ogunsanya to connect their destinations.
Also, vehicular movement on Ikorodu Road is allowed from Anthony inwards Fadeyi to Eko Bridge inwards Lagos, but no movement shall be allowed from Fadeyi inwards Anthony.
Motorists should also note that the making use of Anthony interchange inwards Gbagada to connect Lagos/Toll Gate shall be barred. However, traffic coming from Gbagada can access Ikorodu Road through Anthony interchange or before it.
From Apapa-Oshodi expressway/Mile 2, motorists shall be diverted through BOC Gases/Armed Force Resettlement Centre into the service lane to connect Agege Motor Road. Traffic shall also be diverted to Town Planning Way through the service lane after descending Oshodi Oke to connect destinations as appropriate since traffic shall be closed shortly before Anthony interchange.
Motorists cannot access the Third Mainland Bridge from Old Toll Gate to Alapere, Ogudu. To connect their destinations, they shall be diverted to Gbagada on Oworoshoki, Oshodi-Apapa expressway.
From Ajah, motorists coming towards Ozumba Mbadiwe Road shall be diverted to Admiralty Way, Lekki Phase 1. Motorists coming from Lekki through the Cable Bridge (Ikoyi-Lekki link bridge) shall be diverted to Gerrard Road as Alexander and Bourdillion Roads are temporarily closed to traffic.
From Bonny Camp to Roundabout to Ozumba Mbadiwe Road, motorists shall be diverted to Kofo Abayomi Street through Old Mr Biggs.