In continuation of the Nigerian Railway Modernisation Project (Lagos-Ibadan section) that will extend to the Apapa Ports, the Lagos State Government will close Badia Junction and Gaskiya level crossings from 9.30 pm on Sunday, 14th to 6.00 am on Monday, 15th March, 2021.
A statement signed by the Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde disclosed that the Construction Company, China Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC) Nigeria Limited, would commence the Track Stress Dispersion on the level crossings on the Apapa end of the railway project.
The Commissioner, therefore, advised motorists going to Badia from Ijora 7up to navigate their way through Marine Bridge to link Boundary inwards Olayinka Street to connect Gaskiya Road to access Badia, adding that motorists going to Badia from Lagos-Badagry Expressway are to utilise Orile inwards Sari-Iganmu Road inwards Gaskiya Road to connect Badia.
He implored all road users in the axis to comply with the traffic directions and signals, stressing that the State Traffic Management Personnel will also be on ground to minimise inconveniences that may be experienced while the construction work lasts.
While appealing to residents of the State, especially motorists plying the corridors to comply with all traffic directives, Oladeinde said the project is aimed at achieving a seamless Multi-Modal Transport System that will meet the transportation needs of a larger population.