Mon. Apr 6th, 2020

RAILWAY CONSTRUCTION: LAGOS TO SHUT DOWN TWO MAJOR ROADS

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In order to pave ways for fast and smooth in an ongoing railway construction, The Lagos State Government has disclosed it plans to close two roads in the metropolis for the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan railway construction.

According to a statement released on Wednesday, it listed the affected roads as Jonathan Coker Street in the Fagba area and Yaba Level Crossing.

It was revealed that Jonathan Coker Street in the Fagba area would be shut down between 8pm on Thursday, February 20 and 6am on Friday, February 21, to allow for installation of the rubber panels on the railway.

In the same vain, Yaba Level Crossing will be shut down between 8pm on Saturday, February 22 and 12pm on Sunday, February 23.

The state therefore instructed motorists to make use of the alternative routes and urged the residents in the affected areas to bear the pains, “as the project is aimed at achieving a seamless multi-modal transport system that will meet the transportation need of a larger population.”

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