One of the contractors handling the rehabilitation of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Julius Berger Plc, has announced the closure of a section of the road at the Sagamu Interchange beginning from Thursday (yesterday).
The closure, which will last for nine days (from November 3 to November 12), according to the Ogun State Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr. Clement Oladele, is to effect repairs on that section of the road.
This was contained in a statement he issued in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, on Thursday, part of which read, “There will be a temporary closure by Julius Berger Nigeria of a section of the Ibadan/Lagos corridor by Sagamu Interchange from Thursday, November 3 to Saturday November 12 to effect repairs.
“Motorists should exercise caution and adhere to traffic rules; cooperate with the FRSC officials and other traffic officers who will ensure minimal discomfort to motorists during the period.
“Demarcation with traffic signs has been made on appropriate routes to follow and our men will be on ground to control traffic. Motorists are advised to be patient and obey traffic signs and traffic controllers.”
While Julius Berger is handling the Lagos-Sagamu stretch of the road, Reynolds Construction Company (Nigeria) Limited is in charge of the Sagamu Interchange to Ibadan end of the expressway.