FG Closes Independence Bridge, Lagos for Repairs

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SWITZERLAND, MAARH 02 – The Federal Ministry of Works and Housing has announced the partial closure of the Independence Bridge in Lagos.

A statement by Mr Adedamola Kuti, Federal Controller of Works, Lagos said the closure is to ensure routine maintenance till May 2 to replace damaged expansion joints.

He appealed to road users to use alternative routes.
Motorists have been advised to make use of alternative route such as Falomo Bridge, NAN reports.

“As part of the National Bridge Maintenance Programme of the Federal Government, the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing has embarked on the maintenance of Independence Bridge, the bridge linking Bonny Camp and Onikan in Lagos.

“The maintenance has reached the stage of replacement of worn out expansion joints and laying of Asphaltic concrete wearing course between 1st March and 2nd May, 2020.

“To accomplish this phase of work, there will be partial closure of the bridge. This may lead to delay in travel time.
“ All inconveniences are highly regretted,”
 Kuti said.

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