Lagos state government to close Costain bridge today
The Lagos State government will today October 3, shut down the Costain Roundabout inwards Funso Williams Avenue for three months.
A statement from the government says the closure, is to help facilitate the completion of the ongoing construction of the bridge.
The Federal Government had embarked on building a new flyover bridge to replace the existing one whose headroom had been inadequate for the speed train being proposed to connect Apapa ports for wet and cargo freight services.
In the statement released, the government issued a travel advisory for commuters and motorists on the road, urging motorists coming from Funso Williams Avenue enroute Apapa Road/Iganmu to Apapa to make use of Alaka to Eric Moore to Abebe Village (Nigerian Breweries) and continue the journey, while those heading to Lagos Island from Funso Williams can connect through Eko Bridge from Ijora Olopa or Apongbon.
”Those heading to Lagos Island from Orile can use Iganmu Road to connect Eko Bridge through Costain. Motorists coming from Lagos Island that have no business in Costain and its environs can make use of Eko Bridge to Funso Williams Avenue.
Those foing Costain Roundabout, Alaka, or Ebute Meta can take Apapa Road to Abule Nla Road to connect Funso Williams Avenue by Leadway Assurance building to continue their journey” the statement reads
Written by Kartia Velino