The Lagos State Government has announced the diversion of the traffic on Adegbola Street, Ikeja from Sunday, April 11, 2021, for a period of 15 months.
The road closure is in readiness for the construction of the Ikeja Overpass for the Red Line Project of the Lagos Rail Mass Transit.
According to tweet posts from the Senior Special Assistant to the Lagos State Governor on New Media, Mr Jubril Gawat, on his official Twitter handle, the disclosure is contained in a statement issued by the Lagos State Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde.
Lagos to close road in Ikeja for 15 months due to Ikeja Overpass project
Dr Oladeinde explained that the diversion was in line with the need to preserve and protect motorists and other road users against any form of accidents during the stipulated construction duration.
He also stated that motorists from Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway will equally be diverted to the Ikeja rail level crossing to connect Balogun Street and connect Oduyemi Street to link Obafemi Awolowo Way to other locations.