Lagos announces closure of critical road in Ikeja for railway development

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In line with the Nigerian Railway Modernization Project (Lagos-Ibadan section) with extension to Lagos Port at Apapa, the Lagos State Government will be closing down Adegbola Level Crossing in Ikeja on Saturday, 29th February, 2020 from 6:00pm to 6:00am the next day for the Laying of tracks by the Contractor handling the Project,

According to a Statement from the Lagos State Ministry of Transportation, alternative routes have been provided for road users to utilize during the course of the construction.

“Motorists who want to access Adegbola Street or reach other areas from Adegbola are advised to use 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.

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“Road users are advised to comply with the Traffic directions to minimize inconvenience in movement. The closure has been slated at this time, to ensure there is smooth and uninterrupted flow of work on the rail tracks.

“Lagos State Government is hereby appealing to residents of the State, especially motorists that ply this corridor to bear with us, as the project is aimed at achieving a seamless multi modal transport system that will meet the transportation needs of a larger population,” the statement said.

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