LASG diverts traffic for railway project in Ikeja

The State Government says it will divert Adegbola Street in Ikeja, scheduled for April 11, for the construction of Ikeja Overpass Rail Mass Transit, Red Line Project.

The Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, who announced this in a statement Thursday in , said the diversion will last for 15 months.

Oladeinde explained that the diversion was in line with the construction of an Overpass Rail Line Bridge.

According to him, the measure is to ensure the of , other road users and the contractors against any of accident during the stipulated period.

Oladeinde said management had been put in place for the period of the diversion.

from Computer Village and Simbiat Abiola Way heading towards -Abeokuta Expressway will be diverted to Akinremi Street to link Oshifila Street to make their way through the Rail Level Crossing to their desired destinations.

“Also, from Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway will equally be diverted to the Ikeja Rail Level Crossing to connect Balogun Street and connect Oduyemi Street to link Obafemi Awolowo way to other ,’’ Oladeinde said.

He added, “The Advisory Board will be placed at Ikeja Bridge area, Simbiat Abiola way junction and Adebola/Balogun junctions to serve as a guide and reminder for motorists that ply these corridors frequently.’’

The commissioner appealed to residents and motorists in the area to cooperate with the government and comply with the traffic regulations for the project to be completed schedule. (NAN)