Statue At Maryland, Lagos State, Nigeria
As part of the ongoing reconstruction of Ikorodu Road, Lagos State Government has announced a partial closure of the service lane inbound Maryland from the end of Gani Fawehinmi Park, to the end of the 2nd Ojota pedestrian bridge, from Tuesday, 17th November 2020, for 6 weeks.
In a media statement signed by the Lagos State Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, it stated that the partial closure is to allow the contractor handling the stretch of the project from Ojota to Maryland bound to continue with the next phase of the construction.
By the new arrangement, motorists coming from Ikeja axis are advised to use 7UP road through Billings way to link Oregun/Kudirat Abiola Way inbound Ikorodu road by Ojota bus stop.
The Transport Commissioner also explained that traffic inward Ojota Bus stop/Maryland from the Ibadan-Lagos Expressway could either proceed to Oworonshoki/Gbagada or descend the loop by Abiola Garden to connect Ikorodu road (inbound Ketu), and ascend the loop back to the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway through the loop beside LAMATA Office to access Ikorodu road to Ojota while assuring that adequate road signs have been provided to guide motorists movement.
Oladeinde further stated that the State Government effort is aimed at ensuring thorough repair works within the stipulated time of the construction works, adding that the Traffic Management Agency, LASTMA would be available towards ensuring smooth and steady traffic flow.
Motorists plying the corridor are advised to endure any likely inconvenience as the project is aimed at finding a lasting solution to traffic congestion on that axis in line with efficient traffic management and transportation policy of the State Government