LAGOS, Nigeria – The State Government has announced plans to shut down Adejobi Street, Agege, Adegbola Level Crossing and Works Road for three days, from Monday.
This is necessary for the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge railway project.
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 Nov. 2020 from 8p.m. to 7a.m. on each date.
It urged motorists to make use of alternative routes provided during the construction works to enhance free flow of traffic on the aforementioned dates.
They stated that motorists plying Adejobi, Agege axis would be diverted to Fagba Crossing, Toyin Crossing and Ashade Underpass to access their desired destinations.
It further advised road users wishing to access Adegbola Street or reach other areas from Adegbola to make use of Works road, Oba Akinjobi Way to Ikeja Underbridge, Ashade Underpass, Airport Underbridge, Ikeja Along, and Local Government Secretariat Way to get to their desired destinations.
The government mentioned that the closure had been slated to ensure there is smooth and uninterrupted flow of work on the rail tracks even as it implored motorists to obey traffic directions put in place to ease movement .
The State Government appealed to residents, especially motorists that ply these corridors to bear the pains, adding that the project was aimed at achieving a seamless multi modal transport system that would meet the transportation needs of a larger population, NAN reports.