In continuation of the ongoing Lagos Rail Mass Transit (LRMT) Red line project phase 1 (Oyingbo- Agbado), the Lagos state government will be diverting traffic at Apapa road in Oyingbo area from Tuesday, November 16, 2021 till January 11, 2022 for two months.
In a statement released by the ministry of transportation, the commissioner for transportation; Frederic Oladeinde explained that, the diversion will necessitate a partial closure of the road as the construction of the Oyingbo overpass commences.
Assuring that alternative routes have been mapped out and provided, the commissioner revealed that, the traffic flow on Apapa road will be catered to with temporary lanes for motorists to utilize alternately during the construction,
In the same vein, traffic on Murtala Mohammed Way will be diverted from Abeokuta street to link Borno street inwards Coates street to access Muritala Mohammed Way. He also stated that motorists will be able to access Cemetery street from Abeokuta street.
Oladeinde stressed that there will be no inbound and outbound traffic from Ibadan, Ondo and Jebba streets, adding that Borno street will serve as a an alternative route as well.
He reassured that the.Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) will be on ground to complement the signs mounted along the routes to guide motorists and minimize any form of inconvenience.
While soliciting for the cooperation of the motorist public towards the success of the project, the commissioner re-iterated the commitment of the Babajide Sanwo-Olu led administration towards the development of transport infrastructure within the metropolis, adding that a multi-modal transportation system will boost the economic prowess of the citizenry and the state at large.
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