FRSC closes Magboro, Kara, Ibafo axis on Lagos – Ibadan expressway
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has announced the temporary closure of only the Ibadan bound carriage way of the Lagos – Ibadan expressway from Magboro to Kara and Ibafo.
Mr Clement Oladele, FRSC Sector Commander in Ogun disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen in Abeokuta on Wednesday.
Oladele stated that the closure which would commence from today “Wednesday ” and reopened on Friday was to enable Julius Berger Nigeria plc lay asphalt on the section of the road.
“This is to inform the motoring public that Julius Berger Nigeria PLC, currently rehabilitating the Lagos – Ibadan Expressway, will be temporarily closing only the Ibadan bound carriageway from Magboro to Kara and Ibafo, scheduled to commence from Wednessday 22 May ,2019 and reopened on Friday , 24 May ,2019.
“The temporary closure is to lay a section of 400m of wearing asphaltic surface on the affected section of the corridor.
“Theclosure will not affect traffic inbound Lagos around the affected road, but will narrow the carriagway which is expected to build up traffic around the mentioned sections ,” he said.
The sector commander advised motorists to note the occurence and plan their trips, while those using the corridor within the period should obey all traffic rules and regulations.
He urged them to refrain from driving againgst traffic , saying that violators were liable to be apprehended for dangereous driving which attracted the fines of N50, 000 and impoundment of the erring vehicle .
“The FRSC working with sister traffic agencies will maintain visibility to ease the traffic discomfort the temporary closure of that section of the corridor will cause,” he said.