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Railway Construction: Lagos To Close Two Roads

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The Lagos State Government on Wednesday has announced its plan to close two roads in the the state for the ongoing Lagos – Ibadan railway project.

The two roads to be affected ate Jonathan Coker Street in the Fagba area and Yaba Level Crossing.

According to a statement by the state government, Jonathan Coker Street in the Fagba area would be closed between 8 pm on Thursday , February 20 and 6 am on Friday , February 2.

The statement said the Yaba Level Crossing will be closed between 8 pm on Saturday, February 22 and 12 pm on Sunday, February 23.

The statement said “the project is aimed at achieving a seamless multi-modal transport system that will meet the transportation need of a larger population.”

“Motorists plying Jonathan Coker axis will be diverted to the Ashade , Toyin and Adejobi Level Crossing to reduce the inconvenience of the ongoing construction and aid road users to get to their various destinations.

“ Motorists plying Jibowu Level Crossing will be diverted to Ilupeju , Ogunmokun and Yaba Level Crossing to ease the traffic flow along the corridor.

“ While motorists plying Yaba Level Crossing will be diverted to Ilupeju , Ogunmokun and Jibowu Level Crossing to access their desired destinations.

“ Road users are advised to comply with the traffic directions to minimise inconvenience in movement.”

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