In continuation of the rehabilitation of the Lagos/Badagry Expressway, the Lagos State Government has announced that it will be diverting traffic at Alakija Intersection for repair works from September 1st till November, 2022.
The state government made this known is a statement signed on Tuesday by the state Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde.
The Commissioner explained that alternative routes had been mapped out and will be repaired to enable seamless vehicular movement.
He stated that motorists inbound Badagry can make use of the Service Lane to access the diversion points at Festac 1st gate or Agboju 2nd gate to link 2nd Avenue inwards Alakija to reach their desired destinations.
Dr. Oladeinde added that motorists going beyond Festac Town are advised to make use of the diversion into the main carriageway after Agboju (2nd Gate) into the fly over bridge or exit the interchange bridge to connect to Abule Ado to continue their journey.
Oladeinde further explained that motorists heading towards to Abule Ado, Alakija, Old Ojo Road and Mile 2 will be diverted into Dantata to connect the Interchange Bridge and continue on the flyover Bridge and proceed to Mile 2 on the main carriage way or exit into the service lane after the flyover bridge at Oluti.
“Similarly, Motorists on the service lane can connect old Ojo Road via Alakija Roundabout while those on the Toll lane towards Oluti/old Ojo Road axis are to use the flyover bridge exit at Oluti opening and connect old Ojo Road.
“Motorists on the Lagos bound service lane going to Abule Ado can use the opening at Dantata to access the main carriageway and ascend the interchange bridge to make a U-turn to continue their journey inbound Abule Ado/Trade fair”, Dr. Oladeinde said in the statement.
The Transport Commissioner assured that the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority officials will be deployed to the affected route to minimize inconveniences and ensure ease in traffic flow during the course of the construction.