Nigeria’s Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC ) has confirmed that a section of Lagos /Ibadan expressway at Sagamu Interchange would be closed down between today Thursday 03 to Saturday 12 November, 2016 from 11am on Thursday.
A statement by FRSC’s Head Media Relations and Strategy ,Bisi Kazeem said “This is to effect repairs on approximately a 5 Km stretch of the affected sections of Lagos/Ibadan axis by Julius Berger.
“Traffic will now be diverted at this stretch to Ibadan / Lagos axis. FRSC has therefore withdrawn some men and resources from adjoining commands to assist in traffic control. We appeal for utmost caution and patience.”
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CLOSURE OF SECTION OF IBADAN – LAGOS CORRIDOR BY SAGAMU INTERCHANGE, APPROXIMATELY A FIVE KILOMETER STRECH FROM SHAGAMU INTERCHANGE FROM THURSDAY 03 TO SATURDAY 12 NOVEMBER
The Julius Berger Plc handling the reconstruction of the Lagos-Shagamu side of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway has announced the plan to temporarily close down a section of the Ibadan – Lagos Expressway from Sagamu Inter change to approximately five kilometer stretch of the Lagos bound traffic to enable the Company effect repairs on the affected section of the corridor.
2. The period of the closure is from Thursday 03 to Saturday 12 November, 2016. The closure would be effected from 1100 am on Thursday 03 November, 2016.
3. The Federal Road Safety Corps has put in place traffic control measures to manage the traffic situation during the temporary closure. The Corps will also ensure proper signages are in place to guide all road users.
4. All users of the road during the period of temporary closure are advised to obey the directional signs and comply with the traffic rules and regulations as the FRSC will not hesitate to apply appropriate sanctions for violations. These include prosecution of arrested traffic law offenders whose actions will compound the traffic situations.
5. Wishing all road users safe trips always.