Lagos to divert traffic at Ikeja for asphalt laying
In line with the Nigerian Railway Modernization Project (Lagos-Ibadan section) with extension to Lagos Port at Apapa, the Lagos State Government will divert traffic flow on the Public Works Road at Ikeja for Rail Level Crossing asphalt laying by 9:00 pm today Thursday, April 21, till 6:00 am of Friday, April 22, 2022.
In a statement released by the Ministry of Transportation, the Commissioner, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde disclosed that the asphalting of the level crossing on the Public Works Road, Ikeja was necessary to ease traffic flow across the rail track in the section.
According to the diversion plan, motorists from Ikeja GRA are advised to make use of Oba Akinjobi Way to link Airport Under Bridge to access Agege Motor Road, while motorists from Oshodi coming into the Ikeja GRA will be diverted to the Airport Bridge or Adegbola Level Crossing for their desired destinations.
“Road users are therefore advised to comply with the traffic directions provided by the traffic enforcement personnel on ground as well as road signals to minimise inconveniences during the rehabilitation works,” Oladeinde said.
“Lagos State government is hereby appealing to residents of the state, especially motorists that ply the mentioned corridor to make use of the alternatives routes provided to ease traffic flow, as the palliative works is aimed at achieving a seamless multi-modal transport system that is being envisaged for a greater Lagos.”