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.