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Lagos State announces traffic diversion at Ojota for road rehabilitation


The Lagos State government has announced a road diversion on the Ikorodu bound Service Lane from Monday, 23rd January 2023 for a duration of two weeks.

A statement signed by the Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, on Friday, said the move was to enable the smooth rehabilitation of the Ikorodu road works on the Ojota Interchange to Ojota Second Pedestrian Bridge portion of Ikorodu Road.

Oladeinde said the diversion was necessary in order to repair some asphalt failings observed at the edge of the ramps inwards Iyana-Oworo/Gbagada axis and Seven-Up on Lagos/Ibadan Expressway, adding that alternative routes have been provided for Motorists to utilise during the period.

He explained that vehicles coming from Maryland on the Service Lane will be diverted at the Second Pedestrian Bridge into the Main Carriage Way to make a turn at Mile 12 Underpass and continue their Journey on Lagos/Ibadan Expressway or link Demurin Road along Ketu axis of the Expressway.

The commissioner assured that the officers of the State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) and other Traffic Management Agencies will be on ground to direct traffic to ease vehicular movements.

Oladeinde, therefore, appealed to residents of the state, especially motorists that ply the corridor, to support the project which is aimed at finding a lasting solution to the ever-busy road in line with efficient traffic management and transportation policy of the state government.



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