Lagos Govt announces Major Roads Diversion Ahead Of Access Bank City Marathon
The Lagos State Government on Thursday announced a travel advisory due to Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, scheduled to hold on Saturday.
The Commissioner for Transportation, Mr Frederic Oladeinde, in a statement said that the marathon would be flagged-off at 5 a.m., at the National Stadium, Surulere.
Oladeinde said that the race would be in two categories with different “Start Points” and distances to be covered “The first category of the Access Bank-Lagos City Marathon covers 42 km and would commence from National Stadium Underbridge on Funsho Williams Avenue and would go through Barracks Ojuelegba.
“The marathon will continue on the main carriageway, Dorman Long Bridge at Fadeyi on Ikorodu Road, Obanikoro, Anthony to Gbagada, Third Mainland Bridge, Osborne Road, Alfred Rewane (Old Kingsway) Road,
The commissioner said that all adjoining streets and feeder roads leading to marathon dedicated routes shall be temporarily closed to traffic to ensure a hitch free exercise and guarantee the safety and security of the athletes.
Source: Inside Mainland