Lagos diverts traffic on expressway from Saturday 

CITIZENS COMPASS –The Lagos State Government says it will divert traffic along Gbagada-Oworonshoki Expressway, from Alapere-Ogudu-Car Wash and Iyana Oworo inward Anthony/Oshodi.

The Government says this is necessary to carry out major repairs to the axis.

The diversion will be from 6:00 am today, Saturday, 25th May, till Sunday evening, 26th May 2024 due to an exigent situation.

This is contained in a statement issued late Friday by Bolanle Ogunlola, Deputy Director, Public Affairs, Ministry of Transportation.

The government said motorists are therefore informed of the alternative routes from the point of blockage.

According to the statement, motorists would be denied access from Ram Seller area beside Gbagada General Hospital and would be diverted into Diya Street through New Garage by Jolad Hospital to access Gbagada Phase 2 via Pedro Road, to link Ikorodu Road for their desired destinations.

It added that motorists from old Toll Gate/Ketu were advised to make use of Ikorodu Road to connect to Anthony, while others coming from Lagos Island via the Third Mainland Bridge would be diverted to Adekunle and Herbert Macaulay to access Anthony/Oshodi through Jibowu on Ikorodu road.

Motorists are implored to be patient and cooperate with the Traffic Management Personnel to ease their movements,” the government said.

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