Lagos announces restriction on Ikorodu road

The Lagos State Government has announced partial restriction of movement on Ikorodu Road to enable it replace the dilapidated and disused steel pedestrian bridge at Fadeyi Bus Stop with a new footbridge.

A statement by th Permanent Secretary in the State Ministry of Works and Infrastructure, Mr. Olujimi Hotonu says in its continuous drive to protect the lives of pedestrians on the highway, the disused pedestrian bridge would be pulled down to give way for a new one worthy of the status of the State.

To effect the removal of the bridge, the State Government said the main carriage lanes of the Ikorodu Road would be closed to traffic for two nights on Saturday, 23rd September, between 11pm and 6am, and Sunday 24th between 11pm and 4am, while the service lanes will be open to traffic.

The Government also said all traffic both inward Lagos and outward Ojota will be diverted to the service lanes.

 

The State government appeal for cooperation and support of all road users especially motorists plying the corridor to observe all the precaution signs on the road adding that it had put in place effective traffic management strategies to manage the traffic during the period of closure.

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