Lagos Government has announced plans to close the rail level crossing on Ilupeju on Sunday 15th, Ogunmokun on Monday 16th, Jibowu and Yaba on Wednesday 18th November, 2020 from 8:00pm to 7:00am.
A statement by Assistant Director, Public Affairs Unit Ministry of Transportation, Mrs. Bolanle Ogunlola, explained the phase of construction works on the designated routes would focus on track stress dispersion and locking at various level crossing joints of the Standard Gauge Railway.
She advised motorists to utilise alternative routes that have been provided during the daily closure to enhance free flow of traffic on the stated dates.
“Accordingly, motorists plying Ilupeju level crossing will be diverted to Ogunmokun, Yaba and Jibowu Crossing to access their desired destinations, so also, those who are to access Ogunmokun Road or access other areas from Ogunmokun are advised to use Ilupeju crossing to Mushin, Oshodi and Surulere for their desired destinations.
“The closure has been slated at night to minimize inconvenience in movement. Motorists are implored to comply with the traffic directions put in place to aid the smooth and uninterrupted flow of the construction schedule,” the statement reads.