The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Lagos State is disturbed by the recent disruption of law and order where motorists are driving against traffic at Adeniji inward Iyana Oworo on the Third Mainland bride The Corps hereby wishes to warn against such act.
The Lagos Stated Sector Commander of FRSC Corps Commander Olusegun Ogungbemide stated this on Monday that the Third Mainland Bridge is still under repair and as such the diversion plan earlier issued to motorists is to strictly adhere to.
This was contained in a statement made available to the press assigned by Route Commander Olabisi Sonusi FRSC Public Education Officer Lagos Sector Command, on the 27th of October, 2020
The full text of the statement reads below.
The Lagos Island-bound traffic from Iyana Oworo will still experience unhindered movement from 12 am to 1 pm and vice versa.
He said that motorists should note that orderliness has been restored on the Third Mainland Bridge and other parts of the State. Motorists are advised to obey all traffic rules and regulations by abstaining from driving against the flow of traffic ‘One way’ to avoid the crash and head-on collision.
According to him, alternative routes for Mainland bound motorists are:
Osborne Road Ikoyi to Carter Bridge can access Eko Bridge through Ijora Olopa to Funsho Williams Avenue to Dormanlong Bridge to Ikorodu or use the Carter bridge to Iddo through Oyingbo to Herbert Macaulay to Jibowu to link Ikorodu road then connect your destination.
The Ozumba Mbadiwe Road to Falomo Bridge through Alfred Rewane to Awolowo Road or Osborne Road to Iluburin connect Carter Bridge can be used by motorists moving from Victoria Island to access Mainland.
The other option is for motorists to use Bonny Camp through Mekwuen/Independence bridge to Marina bridge through Apongbon to Eko bridge down to Ijora Olopa, Iddo – Oyingbo to Ebute Metta/Adekunle to Iyana Oworo.
Motorists should note that Adekunle to Iyana Oworo using the ramp bridge is still open for use.
Ogungbemide said that if the lawlessness continued, the corps would have no other option than to begin to clampdown on erring motorists.
He said that the challenges that recently faced the state and the country has not changed the regulation governing movements on the bridge.
Meanwhile, the Carter and Eko bridges are now fully opened to the motoring public.