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Lagos announces the closure of ikorodu road inbound anthony for 4 weeks

Lagos announces the closure of Ikorodu Road inbound Anthony for 4 weeks

The Lagos State Government has declared the redirection of traffic from the Main Carriageway inbound Anthony on Ikorodu Road from Monday, May 3, 2021, for about a month. 

The brief conclusion of that street is essential to address the deteriorating condition of the frontage road at the Independence Tunnel, Maryland. 

This divulgence was contained in a proclamation endorsed by the Lagos State Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, on Saturday, April 24, 2021. The redirection is essential for the progressing recreation exertion on Ikorodu Road to free the condition of terrible streets and facilitate the traffic issue. 

Oladeinde clarified that the street should be fixed desperately to forestall further decay of the part, particularly with the average precipitation in the coming season, adding that the fixes will limit the blockage now and again experienced by drivers along the passageway. 

The Commissioner urged drivers from Ibadan-Lagos Expressway to go through Oworonshoki to interface Gbagada and slide the incline at Anthony to get to Ikorodu Road works. 

He likewise revealed that the as of late improved Maryland Junction would likewise be opened briefly during the development time frame to oblige traffic coming from the Ojota pivot and Ikorodu, focusing on a transitory traffic signal be introduced to deal with the convergence of vehicles that will utilize the flyover. 

Oladeinde, in his assertion, said, "On the other hand, drivers will be redirected to a counterflow on the Ojota bound path during top hours to limit the burdens over the span of the fixes. Street clients coming from Ikeja and inbound Surulere are encouraged to utilize Mobolaji Bank-Anthony Way to interface Maryland and access Ikorodu street inbound Surulere". 

Oladeinde emphasized that the Lagos State Traffic Management Agency (LASTMA) officials would be in the pivot to coordinate traffic, adding that traffic signs and signals will be additionally be deliberately positioned nearby to control vehicular development during the specified period. 

He, notwithstanding, uncovered that a preliminary attempt of the traffic the executive's framework would start on Tuesday, 27th April 2021, to test the featured traffic redirection prepares of the set date and make essential changes where fundamental. 


The Commissioner engaged drivers handling the hall to persevere through the probable burden that might be occasioned during the time frame. The venture is pointed toward tracking down an enduring answer for gridlock in the hub by the proficient traffic the board and transportation strategy of the State Government. 

Lagos State Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde

Why this issue 

The enormous street recovery executed by the Lagos State Government is essential for the Transportation and Traffic Management Pillar of the state's THEME plan, which guarantees the overhauling of foundations across the state. 

This is considerably more significant as we get into the windy season with potential flooding issues. It will likewise assist with advancing the traffic circumstance in the state. 

It very well may be reviewed that the Lagos State Government, around five days prior, reported the conclusion of Opebi Road, Ikeja, for two ends of the week, as a component of its street recreation/recovery endeavors in the state. 

Lagos closes the Ojota hub of Lagos-Ikorodu street for about a month, uncovers elective courses. 

Lagos Government closes the Maryland-Ojota administration path for about a month and a half. 

Lagos declares closure of Third Mainland Bridge for about fourteen days, change in redirection point.

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