Lagos announces traffic diversion over Lagos-Ibadan Expressway repair


The Lagos government has rolled out traffic diversion plans as the federal government proceeds with the rehabilitation of the Lagos-Shagamu axis of the Lagos-Ibadan dual carriageway for six months.

Commissioner for Transportation, Frederic Oladeinde, disclosed in a statement on Monday. He said the rehabilitation would commence would last six months starting from June 9.

According to the rehabilitation schedule contained in the notification, kilometre zero to five of the Lagos-Shagamu Expressway would be modified for traffic diversion.

He assured that the other lanes on the expressway would be accessible to motorists during the cause of the construction.

Mr Oladeinde affirmed that signage and diversion signs would be installed along the route to guide motorists on movement and to ensure safety.

He added that the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority would be on the ground to control traffic flow.

The commissioner urged motorists and other road users to be patient and understanding.


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