Lagos State government set date for closure of major roads for railway project


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The government of Lagos State has set a particular date when some major roads in the state will be closed prior to the railway project. See why!

The government of Lagos in line with the Nigerian Railway Modernization Project for the Lagos-Ibadan section will be closing down Brewery Level Crossing/Gaskiya road, for the construction works set to commence from 14th to 20th of February this year. This project, according to the report, will extend to the Lagos Port located at Apapa.


Lagos government has announced the date for closure of major roads for railway project in the state

From what we gathered, these routes proposed for rail track construction will be executed in 2 parts to promote free movement. This statement was made known recently by the state’s Ministry of Transportation.

The construction, the first half of which is expected to last for 3 days while the second half would also end after the 3rd day.

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The government said:

“Road users will be allowed to ply available sides of the roads while the road is being worked on to ease traffic movement and allow motorists reach their various destinations with less difficulty.

“Road users are therefore advised to comply with the Traffic directions and road signals to minimize inconveniences that may be experienced while the construction works lasts,”


Brewery Level Crossing/Gaskiya road will be closed for a week during the construction of rail tracks

From the statement released, the closing of these roads at this point in time will help aid uninterrupted and smooth flow of construction on the railway tracks.

The statement further read:

“Lagos State Government is hereby appealing to residents of the State, especially motorists that ply these corridors to bear the pains, as the project is aimed at achieving a seamless Multi Modal Transport System that will meet the transportation needs of a larger population,”

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