In a bid to ensure the roads are safe both for runners and fans, the General Manager of the Lagos Access Bank Marathon Yussuf Alli has confirmed that some roads will be closed during the race billed for February 11.
The General manager of the Lagos Access Bank Marathon in a statement advised residents of Ikeja and its environs going to Victoria Island to go through Ikorodu Road, adding that vehicles from Badagry, Mile 2 and their environs going to Victoria Island to drive through Apapa and Orile to link Eko Bridge to Victoria Island.
While vehicles from Okota are to go through Mile 2 to Orile , Eko Bridge to Victoria Island, those from Sango-Otta going to Victoria Island are to go through Mushin, Western Avenue, Eko Bridge to Victoria Island.
Vehicles coming from Epe, Ajah , Lekki and environ must use the alternative route to Victoria Island, Ikoyi residents going to the Mainland can use Alfred Rewane (Kingsway Road) to link Osborne to the Mainland.
Alli said the Third Mainland Bridge, Alaka, National Stadium, Ojuelegba to Adekunle Junction would be totally or partially closed.
He said, “The Third Mainland Bridge will be closed from 7.15am until 2pm, Alaka Road Service lane will be closed from 5.45am and National Stadium to Ojuelegba from 7.30am.
“Dormanlong Bridge, Onipanu, Obanikoro, and Anthony will be closed from 6.45am until 9am, Anthony Village to Oworonsoki will be closed from 7.15am until 9am.
“Adekunle Junction that links Third Mainland Bridge will be closed from 7.30am until 2pm.”
Runners at the Lagos Access Bank marathon are also expected to start collecting their kits from February 1 at the Teslim Balogun Stadium.