Sagamu interchange bridge briefly closed, says FRSC – Guardian

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An accident scene on the freeway

The Federal Highway Safety Corps (FRSC) command Ogun introduced yesterday that the Sagamu interchange bridge, alongside the Lagos-Ibadan freeway, can be briefly closed for automobile site visitors.

This occurs when two tankers loaded with 33,000 liters every, on Christmas Day, crashed whereas they have been at full pace on the observe in the direction of the exit of the Lagos-Ibadan freeway below the Sagamu interchange bridge, close to the FRSC highway emergency clinic.

The tanker, bearing the registration quantity LFA 106 ZX, loaded with petroleum merchandise, misplaced management because of the acceleration of the RCCG C parking zone close to Mowe and crashed into the limitations of the Lagos-Ibadan freeway. Two males have been concerned within the accident, however no lives have been misplaced as nobody was injured.

Ogun Space Commander, FRSC, Clement Oladele, informed the Nigeria Information Company (NAN) that the short-term closure was attributable to injury from the 2 tankers that caught fireplace through the day of Christmas. Ogun sector commander spoke with NAN in Ota. , Ogun.

The sector commander said that the FRSC had invited engineers from the Federal Ministry of Public Works and Housing to evaluate the bridge.
He added that in addition they needed to verify whether or not automobiles may nonetheless accomplish that because of the depth of the injury to the part of the bridge on December 25.

"The short-term closure is predicated on their skilled recommendation that the fireplace destroyed the integrity of this part of the bridge and it’ll not be secure for motorists till it has been been bolstered. "Oladele suggested members of the general public to keep away from utilizing this part of the bridge till it was bolstered. He implored motorists to cooperate with FRSC and different sister security companies who would impose short-term closure of the bridge till it’s repaired and reopened to motorists.

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FRSC boss mentioned motorists approaching Sagamu interchange bridge from japanese Nigeria through Ijebu-Ode finish ought to make a detour proper on the finish behind the FRSC highway emergency clinic in Sagamu to attach the Lagos-Ibadan freeway resulting in Ogere. ought to then flip round earlier than the city of Ogere and proceed its journey to Lagos.Oladele additionally mentioned that automobiles coming from Abeokuta and heading to the japanese a part of Nigeria through Ijebu Ode ought to keep away from the bridge Sagamu Trade.

He suggested them to show proper instantly after Nestlé Firm Plc to go for the expressway resulting in Lagos, then to make a U-turn after Kara – Sagamu which is after the Julius Berger Development Firm website, Sagamu. He mentioned from there, that they need to reconnect the Sagamu-Ijebu Ode – Ore – Benin freeway to proceed their journey. The FRSC sector commander suggested motorists to name the FRSC toll-free quantity 122 for particulars on the brand new short-term preparations.



 

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