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Way of life Nigeria gathered that the Lagos State Authorities has mentioned it will divert site visitors on the Outdated Tollgate bus cease right down to the Berger part of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway for 10 weeks.
The site visitors diversion would start from Monday, January 30, 2023, until Friday, April 15, 2023, the state’s Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, mentioned in an announcement.
In line with The Punch, the federal government mentioned the diversion was as a result of continuation of the continued rehabilitation of the highway by the Federal Ministry of Works.
The assertion additional hinted that, within the notification obtained by the state’s Ministry of Transportation, it was acknowledged that the development could be carried out briefly segments to be able to minimise inconveniences for motorists.
Additionally, site visitors on the Ibadan-bound carriageway could be narrowed to 2 lanes to permit for the reconstruction of the opposite half of the highway.
Oladeinde additional acknowledged that the U-turn in entrance of the Lagos State Emergency Centre could be briefly closed to site visitors, including that motorists on the expressway could be diverted to the subsequent U-turn on the Outdated Toll Gate by the site visitors management level.
Apart from, Oladeinde emphasised that the site visitors from CMD Street, intending to attach 7UP and Motorways on the Lagos-bound carriageway would additionally make use of the Outdated Tollgate/Visitors Level U–flip.
He equally harassed that vehicles and heavy-duty autos could be diverted to Ojota Interchange, whereas the site visitors on CMD Street inbound the expressway could be redirected to the entry level beside the FMW weighbridge to entry the expressway on a contraflow.
The commissioner additional appealed to the citizenry to shun indiscriminate stopping, ready and parking alongside CMD Street, sustaining that this could complement the efforts of the site visitors administration workforce that will be deployed to handle vehicular motion.
Oladeinde assured that signage with instructions could be mounted alongside the highway to information motorists.