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The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority said some roads in the state will be closed to traffic on Saturday from 6 am as a result of the Lagos mini-marathon, tagged, ‘Lagos Women Run’.

In a travel advisory, LASTMA said the following routes will be closed to vehicular traffic:

“Marina bridge inwards Apongbon, “Onikan inwards J.K Randle Avenue (TBS), “Muson Centre/Flag House inwards TBS, “WATER BOARD/NITEL/MARINA BRIDGE/IPP, “Inner Marina road inwards NITEL/ State House, “Ebute Ero ramp inwards Eko Bridge, “Ijora Olopa/ LAWMA HQ inwards Ijora Oloye/ Marine Bridge, “Eko Bridge descending to Alaka, “Alaka inwards Stadium/ Surulere on the service lane and “Broad street by Elegbata/Ofin, Apongbon.

“Consequent upon the above, the followings are the alternative routes for motorists:

“Motorists from Victoria Island and Ikoyi are advised to make use of Carter bridge(Idumota Bridge) to Iddo – Oyingbo, “Herbert Macaulay or use Third Mainland bridge through Alfred Rewane – Osborne rd.

“From Ebute Ero to Eko Bridge: take Adeniji-Adele Interchange to Carter Bridge (Idumota Bridge) to Iddo-Oyingbo-Herbert Macaulay Way to Adekunle to Third Mainland Bridge or Herbert Macaulay Way to Jibowu and connect destination.

“Motorists from Apapa rd that want to connect stadium from Alaka should make use of Iponri estate to connect Bode Thomas rd, while Lagos island-bound vehicles from Surulere are free from restriction.

Motorists are advised to plan their journey as restrictions will take a few hours.

“Any inconveniences are regretted.”

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