Why Lagos Diverted Traffic at Public Works Road, Ikeja


In order to allow for smooth laying of asphalt on Rail Level Crossing at the Public Works Road , Ikeja , the Lagos State Government  diverted traffic from that axis  from 9 PM yesterday till 6.00 am today, Friday.


In a statement released by the Ministry of Transportation, the Commissioner, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde disclosed that the asphalting was necessary to ease traffic flow across the rail track.


According to the diversion plan, Motorists from GRA were  advised to make use of Oba Akinjobi Way to link Airport Under Bridge to access Agege Motor Road, while Motorists from Oshodi coming into the GRA, Ikeja were diverted to the Airport Bridge or Adegbola Level Crossing for their desired destinations.


The State had  advised motorists  to comply with the Traffic directions provided by the Traffic Enforcement Personnel on ground as well as road signals to minimize inconveniences during the rehabilitation works.


“Lagos State Government is hereby appealing to residents of the State, especially motorists that ply the mentioned corridor to make use of the alternatives routes provided to ease traffic flow, as the palliative works is aimed at achieving a seamless Multi-modal Transport System that is being envisaged for a greater Lagos,” the statement had said.