The Lagos suppose govt has offered that in step with its vision for a tremendous city, work on theFourth Mainland Bridge,will originate sooner than the cease of year 2020.
As neatly as to this, enhance of the Lekki Regional avenue can even originate within the next seven months.
Special Adviser to the Lagos Impart Governor on Works and Infrastructure, Engr. Aramide Adeyoye disclosed this all the device in which by device of the Ministerial Press briefing organised by the Impart Government
The architectural construct done by NLE works proposed a construct urge of 140km on the bridge, with 8 interchanges to facilitate effective interconnectivity between assorted parts of the Impart, and a Four-lane dual carriageway with each comprising 3 lanes and 2metres exhausting shoulder on each aspect.
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The bridge is also designed to be a two-level bridge – the upper level will feature as a system for vehicular traffic, whereas the decrease level will stimulate and accommodate pedestrian, social, industrial and cultural interactions.
The proposed 38 km long fourth mainland bridge is anticipated to urge by device of Lekki, Langbasa and Baiyeiku towns alongside the shoreline of the Lagos Lagoon estuaries, additional working by device of Igbogbo River Basin and crossing the Lagos Lagoon estuaries to Itamaga Space in Ikorodu. It will then spoiled the Itoikin avenue and the Ikorodu – Sagamu Avenue to join Isawo inward Lagos Ibadan Freeway at Ojodu Berger axis.
All of those routes are known to be traffic inclined areas, and the enhance of the bridge will ease traffic on these routes, thus reducing shuttle time for residents.
Exhaust that in April, the suppose govt had shortlisted about 10 firms out of the 32 that expressed hobby within the enhance of the fourth mainland bridge. The bridge became as soon as estimated to be price about N844 billion.
In step with Engr. Adeyoye, the 10km long Lekki regional avenue will span “Victoria Backyard Metropolis Diagram 1, join VGC, Ikate Elegushi, Ikota, Chevron Force, Ajiran, Pinnock Seashore Property, Gracefield Island and Orange Island, up to Freedom Avenue to Freedom Plot at Lekki”
Upon completion, this avenue will tremendously ease traffic alongside the axis, serving as an various to the Lekki-Epe Freeway, which is already congested and is for the time being the handiest avenue serving the Lekki sub-location which connects straight away to the Osborne/Third Mainland bridge corridor, Adeyoye assured.
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Extra projects to come
Adeyoye vital that there are assorted ongoing projects such Agege-Pen Cinema, Agric-Ishawo Avenue and the Lagos-Badagry Freeway, as neatly as the infrastructural pork up of Oniru community of roads, particularly Muri-Okunola Extension, Ligali Ayorinde and Akin Olugbade, on the side of seven main junctions in Iru-Victoria Island Local Council Trend Space.
Accomplished projects listed by Engineer Adeyoye embody Iworo-Ajido and Epeme Roads phases 1 and 2, and the 6.65km two-lane single carriageway with a 300m bridge of 9m width, which became as soon as constructed by CCECC.