The Lagos State Government has announced its plans to close Ojota interchange to second bridge for three months for repairs, starting from Monday, September 21.This announcement was made by Dr. Frederick Olaseinde, the State’s Commissioner for Transportation which was further reiterated on the official Twitter page of the Lagos State Government.
The statement reads as follows, “The Lagos State government is set to commence the next phase of repairs from Ojota Interchange to Ojota Second Pedestrian Bridge and the service lane inbound Lagos, from Monday 21st of September, 2020 for a duration of three months.
“According to a statement signed by the Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, the entire length of the main carriageway will be closed for construction, advising motorists to utilise alternative routes suggested during the time stipulated for the repairs. Vehicles coming from Maryland will be diverted at Odo Iya Alaro into the service lane and the BRT corridor to link back the main carriageway at Ketu bus stop and Demurin junction respectively.
“Oladeinde gave an assurance that LASTMA and other law enforcement agencies will be available to direct traffic for free vehicular movement during the entire period of construction work. While soliciting for the cooperation and support of residents and motorists that ply the axis, the Commissioner stated that the project is aimed at finding a lasting solution to the ever-busy road.”