Beach goers in Lagos state would for five months be restricted from accessing the Marine Beach Bridge, inwards Apapa area.

This was disclosed by the Lagos State Government on Sunday, through the state Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde who said the action is to enable authorities carry out emergency repair works that would start tomorrow, Wednesday, May 27.

In a statement, the commissioner said the repair works by the Federal Ministry of Works were long overdue, adding that they were vital for the safety of Lagos residents, especially motorists plying the bridge to access different parts of the state.

“He made it known that the repair works, which comprised bearing and expansion joint replacement, were planned to be executed in two phases; with each phase focusing on one lane of the bridge at a time.

“The first phase will be handling the lane inbound Apapa, while the second phase will be designated to work on the lane that conveys vehicles outside the axis,” the statement added.

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