Lagos Diverts Traffic On Murtala Muhammed Way For Construction Of Red Line Rail

The Lagos State Government will redirect traffic on Muritala Mohammed Way between Saturday, February 12th, and Sunday, February 13th, 2022, in preparation for the introduction of Precast Beams for Phase 1 of the Lagos Rail Mass Transit project.
The Commissioner of Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, stated in a statement released by the Ministry of Transportation that a lane will be closed to vehicular traffic as a safety precaution to protect road users during the installation of the Precast Beams.
Oladeinde revealed that traffic on Muritala Mohammed way will be diverted to Abeokuta Street to access Borno Way through Coates Street to further link Muritala Mohammed Way.
He added that motorists can alternately access their destinations from Cemetery Street.
In the same vein, according to the transport Commissioner, traffic on Apapa Road will be accommodated with the temporary lanes constructed before the overpass and will be channelized to two lanes on Muritala Mohammed Way.
The Commissioner assured that the construction site will be cordon off for the safety of the citizenry, adding that emergency vehicles will be on ground to tow faulty vehicles along the axis.
He also stated that signage’s will be placed on the access roads with the presence of the State’s Traffic Management Authority to manage traffic flow and minimize inconveniences.
The State Government while commending motorists for their patience reiterated its continuous commitment towards the development of transport infrastructure within the metropolis, maintaining that it is vital for the Multi-Modal Transportation System of the State Government which will in turn boost the economic prowess of the citizenry.

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