The federal authorities has appealed for cooperation of road use7rs because the Mile 2 to Tin-Can Island part of the Apapa-Oshodi-Ojota-Oworonsoki Expressway challenge undergoes 72 hours partial closure for rehabilitation from Friday, December sixth.
The Director of Federal Highways, South West, Funso Adebiyi, made the attraction throughout an inspection of the road in Lagos. Adebiyi stated heavy rainfall slowed down rehabilitation works on Apapa roads.
He stated it resulted in horrible road degeneration, inflicting accidents. The director stated palliative work had begun on the freeway with the rains ending, and the Ministry of Works and Housing had secured dedication of truck drivers to depart the freeway for restore works.
He stated the federal authorities was dedicated to rehabilitation of roads throughout the nation, and the proof was exhibiting in large development after the wet season. “We’re right here partly to facilitate this work and to proceed the palliative work right here,’’ he stated.
Adebiyi stated stakeholders, at a gathering on Thursday, reached an settlement to work in synergy towards releasing the freeway for speedy rehabilitation of unhealthy parts. The director stated a 72-hour partial closure would start, to make sure efficient rehabilitation work on horrible parts inflicting hardship on the road.
“Due to the depth of the palliative work we wish to do, we agreed that for about 72 hours, we’ll prohibit automobiles to this space.
“And because we are sensitive to the plight of road users, we will allow petrol tankers to come and load because if they do not come to lift product for 72 hours, it will affect the general public,” he stated.
He listed automobiles that may use the freeway inside the closure interval to incorporate tankers going to carry merchandise, automobiles carrying development supplies to web site and vehicles. Adebiyi defined that fast strengthening cement was getting used to make sure speedy development and rehabilitation of the freeway to make sure sturdiness.