The Federal Government has announced the reopening of Eko Bridge, which had been under repairs, to traffic on Friday, Aug. 13.

In a statement on Thursday night, Mr Olukayode Popoola, the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos said the 10-week rehabilitation works on Eko Bridge was completed on schedule.

He also said traffic would be diverted for the rehabilitation of the burnt Lagos Airport flyover from Aug. 13.

“The Alaka to Costain section of Eko bridge which was closed to traffic since 4th June 2021 will now be opened on Friday 13th Aug. 2021.

“The Honorable Minister of Works and Housing thanks the motoring public for their cooperation while the rehabilitation work was ongoing,” he said.

He added that additional works to be carried out on the Eko bridge would not require closure.

Popoola also said traffic diversion towards the rehabilitation of the burnt Airport flyover bridge in Lagos would begin from Friday, Aug. 13 until Sept. 22.

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