Nigeria Railway Modernization Project: Lagos Govt To close, Agege, Works Road For Three Days, Lists Diversions
The Lagos Statement government has announced plans to close down, Adejobi Street, Agege, Adegbola Level Crossing and Works Road, in Ikeja.
This is in line with the ongoing Nigeria Railway Modernization Project (Lagos-Ibadan section) with an extension to Lagos Port, Apapa.
The government in a statement by the Lagos State Ministry of Transportation disclosed that the road closures would start on the 9th, 11th and 12th of November, 2020 from 8:00pm to 7:00am on each date.
The statement issued by the Ministry of Transportation explained that this phase of construction works on the designated routes would focus on the closure of the track stress dispersion and locking at various level crossings.
It therefore advised motorists to utilize alternative routes that have been provided during the construction works to enhance free flow of traffic on the aforementioned dates.
According to the Statement, Motorists plying Adejobi, Agege axis will be diverted to Fagba Crossing, Toyin Crossing and Ashade Underpass to access their desired destinations.
The Statement further advised road users that wish to access Adegbola Street or reach other areas from Adegbola to make use of Works road, Oba Akinjobi Way to Ikeja Under bridge, Ashade Underpass, Airport Under bridge, Ikeja Along, and Local Government Secretariat Way to get to their desired destinations.
While imploring motorists to comply with the traffic directions put in place to minimize inconveniences in movement, it stated that the closure has been slated at this time, to ensure there is smooth and uninterrupted flow of work on the rail tracks.
The State Government through this statement, appealed to residents of the State, especially motorists that ply these corridors to bear the pains, as the project is aimed at achieving a seamless multi modal transport system that will meet the transportation needs of a larger population.