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FG to close down Kara bridge on Lagos-Ibadan throughway

The Federal executive has introduced the partial closure of the Kara Bridge on Lagos-Ibadan Freeway on Saturday.

Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr. Kayode Popoola, made the announcement on Friday, disclosing that the partial closure set to start out on Saturday is for an integrity check.

Popoola instructed the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) that an integrity check used to be essential to establish the stableness of the bridge, following a up to date tanker fireplace twist of fate.

He mentioned that elimination of wreckage used to be prone to be accomplished in a while Friday by way of the contractor, Julius Berger, and the bridge can be in part closed with visitors diverted for paintings to start out on Saturday, June 27.

The federal controller mentioned that visitors can be diverted to 2 lanes, as a substitute of the unique 3 at the freeway, and appealed for motorists’ cooperation and figuring out.

“Kara Bridge were given burnt after a tanker twist of fate and we need to perform an integrity check. The check might be accomplished by way of Julius Berger Nigeria Ltd.”

He added that there can be a partial closure of 1 lane within the sense that as a substitute of 3 lanes, visitors will now be limited to just two lanes, this is, the Ibadan-bound lane.

“The check might be accomplished on Saturday and Sunday, with a bit of luck, they are going to end on Sunday,’’ Popoola added.

Recall that on June 21, a fireplace incident came about on Kara Bridge, when two tankers weighted down with petrol crashed inward Lagos.

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