Eko Bridge

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Eko Bridge
Carries Vehicular traffic
Crosses Lagos Lagoon
(connects Lagos Island to mainland Lagos State)
Locale Lagos, Nigeria
Statistics
Toll No

Eko Bridge is the shortest of three bridges connecting Lagos Island to the mainland, the other two being the Third Mainland and Carter bridges.

The bridge starts from Ijora on the mainland and ends at the Apongbon area of Lagos Island. The lagoon section of the bridge spans a distance of 430 metres. The bridge and its landward extension of 1350 metres were constructed in phases between 1965 and 1975. It serves as the preferred access point for vehicular traffic approaching Lagos Island from the Apapa and Surulere areas of Lagos.

The bridge was built by Julius Berger Nigeria PLC.[1]

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Coordinates: 6°27′54″N 3°22′53″E / 6.46500°N 3.38139°E / 6.46500; 3.38139