In a bid to curb the frequent falling down of containers and trucks on Lagos roads which has led to the loss of lives, the Lagos State government has commenced the installation of truck barriers.
The exercise according to a statement seen by MMS Plus is expected to last for three days and will be kickstarted from Funsho Williams Avenue, Lagos.
Consequently, the government asked motorists to use alternative routes during the installation.
“Motorists from Eko Bridge/Costain/Iponri inbound Ojuelegba/Alhaji Masha Road will be diverted to the service lane from Alaka via National Stadium gate to link Barracks or Alhaji Masha Road to continue their journeys,” the statement reads.
“Motorists from Eko Bridge via Costain and those from Apapa Road going through Iponri will make use of Iponri Estate road to link Bode Thomas via Adeniran Ogunsanya to Shitta Roundabout for their desired destinations.”
The government added that the installation is in line with the prohibition of trucks and articulated vehicles on some bridges within the state.
It would be recalled that Lagos has witnessed a spate of accidents involving heavy-duty vehicles at bridges across the state recently.