Truck Damages Alapere Bridge in Lagos Causes Traffic Gridlock


As at 11:08 PM Thursday 7 December A ‘vehicle’ (in the first picture) was coming into the State on top speed and hit the Alapere Pedestrian Bridge and destroyed that section (outward Lagos).

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority LASTMA led by the Special Adviser on Transportation, Hon. Sola_Giwa and GM LASTMA, Olalekan Oki Bakare and the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) were on ground all through the night to manage the situation and divert the traffic.

The Alapere Division of the Lagos Police Command were also very supportive of the operation and worked with the team all through the night.


At the moment, the road would soon be open for motorists to use. The Lagos Ministry of Works and Infrastructure to perform an integrity test for the other section of the pedestrian bridge (inward Lagos).


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