Lagos State Government has announced six-week partial closure of the service lane inbound Maryland from the end of Gani Fawehinmi Park to the end of the second pedestrian bridge, Ojota in continuation of the ongoing rehabilitation of the Ikorodu road.
Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, explained the closure is to allow the contractor handling the stretch of the project from Ojota to Maryland bound to continue with the next phase of the construction.
In a statement he said: “By the new arrangement, motorists coming from Ikeja axis are advised to use 7UP road through Billingsway to link Oregun/Kudirat Abiola Way inbound Ikorodu road by Ojota bus stop.”
He said traffic inward Ojota Bus stop/Maryland from the Ibadan-Lagos Expressway could either proceed to Oworonshoki/Gbagada or descend the loop by Abiola Garden to connect Ikorodu road (inbound Ketu) and ascend the loop back to the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway through the loop beside LAMATA Office to access Ikorodu road to Ojota.
He assured adequate road signs have been provided to guide motorists.
Oladeinde further stated the effort was aimed at ensuring thorough repair works within the stipulated time of the construction works, adding LASTMA officers would be fully on ground towards ensuring smooth and steady traffic flow