Travellers to and from Lagos are in for hectic journeys during the ember months up till January 2019 as a section of the ever busy Lagos- Ibadan expressway will be closed for repairs
According to a statement from
the Federal Road Safety Corps Ogun State Sector Commander, Corps Commander Clement Oladele signed by Route Commander Florence Okpe ,
FRSC Public Education Officer for Sector Commander, Ogun State Sector Command reads,
‘TRAFFIC ADVISORY BY FRSC ON THE LAGOS – IBADAN EXPRESS WAY ON COMPLETE CLOSURE OF SAGAMU BOUND CARRIAGE WAY AND DIVERSION OF ITS TRAFFIC TO INCOMING CARRIAGEWAY BETWEEN KM 27 AROUND 200 METERS BEFORE RCCG REDEMPTION CAMP CAR PARK C U – TURN TO KM 25 BEING A LOCATION JUST AFTER RCCG MAIN GATE FROM SUNDAY 02 SEPTEMBER 2018 TO TUESDAY 15 JANUARY, 2019 .
‘This is to inform the Motoring Public that there will be temporary traffic diversion on the Sagamu bound traffic along the Lagos – Ibadan Expressway from KM 26 around 200 Meters from the existing RCCG CAR PARK C U – TURN to KM 28, being a location just after RCCG Maingate and narrowing of Lagos bound traffic carriage way to accommodate 2 lanes both for Lagos and Sagamu bound traffic respectively from Sunday 02 September 2018 to Tuesday 15 January 2019, to enable Julius Berger Nigeria PLC, the construction company rehabilitating the Lagos to Sagamu segment of the Lagos – Ibadan Expressway carry out resurfacing work on the Expressway.
“The Federal Road Safety Corps Ogun State Sector Commander, Corps Commander Clement Oladele has therefore advised motorists to bear with the inconveniences of the temporary diversion and cooperate with the FRSC patrol team assisted by sister traffic and emergency agencies that will be strategically deployed to control the diverted traffic through out the period of the diversion.
Motorists are accordingly advised to note that this may increase the time of their usual travelling period and should therefore increase the time of their travelling period whenever using this corridor during the period of the temporary diversion of traffic.
They are to drive within the maximum speed limit of 50km per hour, prescribed by the National Road Traffic Regulations, 2012, as maximum speed at construction zones’
The FRSC also advise motorists to observe lane discipline and enjoined to drive cautiously while obeying traffic rules and regulations around the diversion area and on all other road corridors.
And called on motorists observing traffic emergencies to contact the FRSC toll free number 122.