May 29, 2013

Inauguration of Lekki-Ikoyi Link-Bridge, constructed and built by Julius Berger Nigeria PLC

On May 29, 2013, Mr. Babatunde Raj Fashola, Governor of Lagos State, inaugurated the Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge, designed and built by Julius Berger Nigeria PLC. The first cable-stayed bridge in West Africa links two highly frequented districts of Lagos, Victoria Island and Lekki.

The 1.357 meter long bridge with a 91 meter high impressive pylon and cable-stayed construction, technology never before used in Nigeria, represent Julius Berger’s pioneering role in technological development.

Delivered on schedule, Julius Berger Nigeria deployed cutting-edge technology to deliver a true symbol of a mega city that is Lagos State.



Technical Details:

  • 1.357 meter long cable stayed bridge
  • all bridge deck elements pre-fabricated in JB’s production facilities
  • 250 tons each, weight of span elements of approach bridge
  • Pylon with two curved leg is 91 meters highPylon structure built on 43 bored piles with a maximum length of 75 meters

Julius Berger Synopsis
Julius Berger Nigeria Plc is a Nigerian company offering integrated construction solutions. The company has been operating in Nigeria since 1965 and its scope covers all areas of construction. Julius Berger is dedicated to utilization of cutting-edge technologies and the long term training and education of its staff of 18,000 people. Integrity, transparency, safety and sustainability are the pillars of Julius Berger’s structures and behaviors. The company is committed to being a responsible corporate citizen and actively seeks out opportunities to make measurable differences in the future of people and communities. Key areas of focus include Health, Education and Sports.

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