Government To Carry Out Integrity Test On Lagos Bridge After Another Fatal Accident

Following the excessive spate of fireside accidents on the Kara Bridge alongside Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing is ready to hold out an integrity check on the bridge.

The check will happen between Saturday, 27th of June and Sunday 28th of June 2020, in accordance with a discover by Engineer Olukayode Popoola, Federal Controller of Works, Lagos.

He said that the check operation will necessitate the narrowing of the expressway to 2 lanes as he enjoined street customers to drive rigorously and observe street indicators on the diversion factors. 

“For the avoidance of doubt, the integrity check on the Kara Bridge won’t require the whole closure of the bridge.

“The Federal Road Safety Corps and the opposite visitors management businesses will likely be on the bottom to make sure compliance to all visitors laws.

“Please bear with us as the government takes proactive steps to avoid any disaster on our roads,” he added.

Another hearth accident had occurred on the bridge final Sunday.

The affect of the crash, which injured two folks and killed two others within the course of, was attributed to reckless driving on the a part of the driving force after a radical investigation, whereas the resultant inferno of the affect, which ultimately consumed 4 articulated vans, destroyed properties value tens of millions of naira in addition to incurring the lack of petroleum merchandise additionally value tens of millions of naira.

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