The Lagos State Government has announced the shutting of the Airport Bridge at Toyota, Oshodi—Isolo Expressway.
This follows the accident involving a petrol-laden tanker exploding in a fireball from collision with another truck.
Fredrick Oladehinde, Commissioner for Transportation, announced this in a statement on Sunday.
He said the bridge has to undergo integrity tests, promising that it would be open to traffic as soon as possible.
According to him, motorists from Mile 2 to Cele on Apapa-Oshodi Expressway approaching Iyana-Isolo through Daleko Bridge will need to make use of Aiye and Osolo Way to Asa Afariogun through 7&8 to access International Airport Road.
Motorists from Toyota will make use of the service lanes by Armed Forces Resettlement Centre to BOC Gases on old NAFDAC Headquarters, through a U-turn at Cappa on Agege Motor Road to Bolade/ Oyetayo Street (Oshodi-Isolo Local Govt Secretariat) through Bolade on Apapa-Oshodi Expressway via Charity in order to reach International Airport Road.
Motorists from Bus Terminal 2 Transport Interchange inwards Charity on Apapa -Oshodi Expressway can connect International Airport Road from Toyota through Anthony Oke to Ikorodu Road on the service lanes and return via Anthony Oke inwards Oshodi Oke to Charity and connect International Airport Road.
Oladeinde said the State traffic management officials (LASTMA) shall be deployed to the aforementioned corridors to control and manage traffic flow along the axis during the course of the diversions.