Lagos State Government Announce Road Closure In Ikeja And Iganmu
Written by Smooth FM on January 9, 2020
The Lagos State Government (LASG) on Wednesday announced that it would close two roads to traffic on Jan.9 and Jan.11 respectively.
It said that this was to facilitate the completion of the construction of the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard guage rail line within where the roads were located.
The Public Affairs unit of the Lagos State Ministry of Transportation said this in a statement in Lagos.
It stated that the Public Works Department (PWD) Level Crossing in Ikeja and the Nigerian Brewery Level Crossing in Iganmu area would be affected by the closure.
It said that the PWD Level Crossing would be closed to traffic from 8.00 p.m. on Jan. 9 to 6. 00 a.m. on Jan. 10.
The statement also stated that the Nigerian Brewery Level Crossing in Iganmu area would be closed to traffic same time on Jan. 11.
“Alternative routes have been provided for road users to utilise during the course of the construction to ensure that motorists reach their various destinations with ease.
“The closure has also been slated at this time to ensure smooth and uninterrupted flow of work on the rail tracks,” it said.
According to the statement, motorists plying Ikeja axis are advised to access their destinations through Ilupeju Level Crossing and Ikeja Along Level Crossing.
It added that road users driving along Iganmu axis inward Surulere should make use of Costain Expressway and Orile Express corridor, Bode Thomas Street and Eric Moore Road.