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FRSC advises motorists on Lagos-Ibadan traffic diversion


The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has said there will be temporary traffic diversion on the Sagamu-bound traffic along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

The diversion will start from Kilometre 26 around 200 meters from the existing RCCG CAR PARK C U-Turn to KM 28, being a location just after RCCG main gate and narrowing of Lagos-bound traffic carriage way to accommodate two lanes both for Lagos and Sagamu bound traffic.

In a statement by Public Education Officer, Ogun State Sector Command, Florence Okpe, the diversion is expected to take place on Sunday, September 2 to January 15, 2019, to enable Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, the construction company rehabilitating the Lagos to Sagamu segment of the expressway carry out resurfacing work on the highway.


However, Ogun State Sector Commander, FRSC, Clement Oladele, has advised motorists to bear with the inconveniences of the temporary diversion and cooperate with the FRSC patrol team assisted by sister traffic and emergency agencies that will be strategically deployed to control the diverted traffic through out the period of the diversion.

Motorists are also advised to note that this may increase the time of their usual travelling period and should therefore increase the time of their travelling period whenever using this corridor during the period of the temporary diversion of traffic.

“They are to drive within the maximum speed limit of 50km per hour, prescribed by the National Road Traffic Regulations, 2012, as maximum speed at construction zones. They are also to observe lane discipline and drive cautiously while obeying traffic rules.”

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