These roads will be closed during Lagos Access Bank Marathon

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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.

Residents of Lagos Mainland, Surulere and  their environs are advised to avoid Masha area and the National Stadium but they could link Victoria Island through Iponri/Iganmu, Eko Bridge.
Alli  also said  vehicles coming from Ibadan, Mowe and their  environs could link Victoria Island through Ojota, Ikorodu Road, 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.