Motorists raise alarm over Ijora-Apapa bridge

Motorists raise alarm over Ijora-Apapa bridge

Motorists plying various bridges in Apapa have called on the federal and state governments to urgently commence repair works on them to avoid imminent collapse. Motorists and commuters using the Apapa road network say they have noticed frightening movements in the expansion joints of the Ijora-Apapa bridge.

There are also concerns over the safety of the bridges leading to the two largest ports in Nigeria – Tin Can Island and the Lagos Port Complex, Apapa.

The condition of the bridges worsened in the last one year as heavy duty vehicles, oil tankers and containerladen trucks converted them to parking bays, following the unending traffic snarl in Apapa area. Read more


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