The Government of Lagos State has announced that Costain Roundabout will be partially closed from Thursday, October 3, 2019. The planned closure will begin from the inwards of Funsho Williams Avenue, and will last through December 3, 2019.
Costain is a very busy area in Lagos with cars connecting to different destinations
According to the state management, the closure is to ensure that the ongoing bridge construction is completed in due time. In view of this, alternative routes have been listed to facilitate traffic movement throughout the closure.
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A statement released to this effect outlining the alternative routes reads thus:
“1a) Motorists coming from FUNSHO WILLIAMS AVENUE to APAPA ROAD, IGANMU ROAD/APAPA: can make use of Alaka to Eric Moore to Abebe Village (Nigerian Breweries) and continue their journey
(1b) From Funsho Williams Avenue to Lagos Island: use Eko Bridge to connect Ijora Olopa or Apongbon
(1c) From Orile to Lagos: use Iganmu Road to connect Eko Bridge through Costain.
(2) While motorists coming from the Lagos Island that have no business in Costain and its environs can make use of EKO BRIDGE to Funsho Williams Avenue.
However, for those motorists that want to make use of Costain Roundabout Alaka, Ebute Metta:
(a) can make use of APAPA ROAD to ABULE NLA ROAD to connect FUNSHO WILLIAMS AVENUE by LEADWAY ASSURANCE BUILDING and continue their journey while those going to Ebute Metta make use of Apapa Road to connect Oyingbo and continue their journey
Take Iddo to Oyingbo to connect Ebute Meta.
From Lagos Island to Iganmu Road, Orile, Apapa: Motorists can make use of Costain to connect Iganmu and continue their respectively.
We solicit the co-operation and understanding of the motoring public during this construction.
Please, bear with us.”
Costain Roundabout is a very popular route connecting the island with the mainland in the state.