Repairs on Lagos-Badagry Expressway begin – LASG’ll
Repairs on the Lagos-Badagry expressway begin – LASG’ll; According to the commissioner the repairs will begin today the 29th of March, 2021.
The Lagos State Government is set to start the repairs on the bad parts of the Lagos-Badagry Expressway today the 29th of March.
Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, the Commissioner of Transportation, said on Saturday the 27th of March. that the affected portions to fix include Maza-Maza, Signal Barracks, and Mile 2.
“The repairs will take up to eight weeks, beginning from Monday, March 29. The job should be completed on the 31st of May.”
Oladeinde also stated that a traffic diversion plan has been put in place with sufficient traffic management to ease movement and reduce the expected inconveniences.
The commissioner informed motorists going towards Apapa from Maza-Maza to make use of the newly constructed slip road close to the Total Filling station to connect the ramp and gain access to Apapa.
“Motorists heading towards Orile/Suru from Maza-Maza will be diverted to the opening at Total Filling Station to link the Toll lane and continue the movement to Orile. “Such motorists can also choose to pass through the opening at Signal Barracks to get to the Service lane from toll lane and continue their journey.
“It is recommended that cars heading towards Oshodi from Maza-Maza should use the opening at Total Filling station to connect toll lane and drive down to the opening after mile 2 underpass to make use of the opening before Signal Barracks and access the ramp with the counter flow to Apapa-Oworonshoki Expressway to continue their trip to Oshodi.
“Those coming from Oshodi to Orile will be directed to Mile 2, Oke to connect the ramp to Signal Barracks and continue their journey to Orile, while those going back to Oshodi should make a U-turn and continue their trip to Oshodi.
“Other motorists coming from Otto Wharf should make use of the opening that comes before Signal Barracks and join the toll lane to continue their journey to Alaba/Orile.”
While assuring the public that the state’s Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) personnel would be sent to the axis to control traffic, the Commissioner warned that no one should assault them as they carry out their duty.
“Anyone found assaulting any LASTMA personnel will be severely dealt with” he declared. The report said that government would continue to work relentlessly to make sure that movement within the area will not be difficult for citizens. Oladeinde encouraged members of the public to cooperate with the government to enable it to achieve the goals set in place.