LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT SETS TO CLOSE A SECTION OF THE KETU-MILE 12 ROAD
The Lagos State Government has announced that it would close a section of the Ketu-Mile 12 road.
The Government, in a statement by the State’s Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, on Tuesday, November 10, said it would close the section of the Ketu-Mile 12 corridor of Ikorodu road that covers NNPC fuel station by Anibaba Street and Mile 12 Bridge.
It said the closure is for the construction of the fourth segment of the road along that corridor.
The Commissioner disclosed that the construction work will commence on Wednesday, November 11, and it would be aimed at changing the present surface to a Reinforced Continuous Concrete Pavement (RCCP).
He noted that adequate traffic diversion plans and alternative routes have been suggested for motorists and road users during the construction period.
He said, “Ikorodu bound motorists approaching Owode Elede from Ketu, are advised to keep to the alternative carriage lanes inward Mile-12 and BRT lanes. Motorists from Ketu inward Ikorodu will exit the service lane from Ile-Ile bus stop to join a lane to Mile-12 Bridge from 2p.m daily, while the normal flow of traffic would be maintained from 12 midnight to 2p.m.
“Other alternative arrangement will have motorists exit from the Third Axial Road, divert from Alapere and Ogudu to make use of the adjoining routes on Aliu, Oladele, and Adedoyin Streets to link Mile-12 Under Bridge, through Ajelogo. Articulated Vehicles are, however, advised to approach Mile-12 market using Oremerin and Ibikunle Streets.’’