The Lagos State government has announced diversion of traffic, as some designated roads will be closed tomorrow for a few hours for the seventh edition of Access Bank Lagos City Marathon.
The marathon, which will be flagged off at Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, is expected to round up at Eko Atlantic City on Lagos Island.
Lagos State Sports Commission in a press statement announced that motorists on 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.
From Alaka Estate, motorists shall be diverted to Iponri or Iponri Estate to link Bode Thomas, Adeniran Ogunsanya or Babs Animasahun to connect their destination.
Motorists from Masha inwards the National Stadium to be diverted through Shitta 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 destination.
The statement also said that 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 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 the Apapa-Oshodi expressway, motorists shall be diverted through BOC Gases/Armed Forces Resettlement Centre at Oshodi 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,” the statementadded.