FRSC Shut Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Bridge For Repair, Gives Alternate Routes For Commuters - AMEBO ONLINE NEWSPAPER

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FRSC Shut Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Bridge For Repair, Gives Alternate Routes For Commuters

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The Federal Road Safety Corps said it is closing down the Sagamu Interchange Bridge for renovation.

Due to the damages done by two petroluem tankers that crashed underneath the Sagamu Interchange Bridge in Sagamu, Ogun State, on Wednesday, the FRSC said it invited Engineers of the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing to assess the continuous useage of the bridge due to the intensity of the fire outbreak that damaged sections of the bridge.

The statement reads: "Based on their professional advice that the fire has destroyed the integrity of the Bridge and may not be safe for motorisation till reinforced, the FRSC Ogun State Command is notifying members of the public to avoid the use of the Bridge till it is reinforced. 

"The FRSC Ogun State Sector Commander Clement Oladele, has advised motorists to cooperate with the FRSC and sister security agencies that would enforce the temporary closure of the Bridge till it is repaired and reopen to motorists for use. 

"Motorists approaching the Sagamu Interchange Bridge from the Eastern part of Nigeria via Ijebu-Ode should detour right at the back of the FRSC Emergency Road Side Clinic at Sagamu to connect the Lagos - Ibadan Expressway leading to Ogere. They can then make a U-Turn before Ogere town and continue their journey to Lagos.

"Vehicles coming from Abeokuta leading to the Eastern part of Nigeria via Ijebu Ode should avoid the Sagamu Interchange Bridge and turn right immediately after Nestle Company PLC to proceed to the Expressway, leading to Lagos and they can then make a U-turn after Kara-Sagamu after the Julius Berger Yard, Sagamu to reconnect the Sagamu-Ijebu Ode-Ore-Benin Expressway.

"The FRSC regrets the inconveniences this may cause motorists."

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