Saturday, April 24, 2021

Lagos to close Independence Tunnel for four weeks

The Lagos State Government has announced there will be diversion of traffic from main carriageway inbound Anthony from Monday May 3, 2021, for four weeks as part of ongoing reconstruction on Ikorodu Road.

The Nation

Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederick Oladeinde, in a statement, explained the diversion was necessary in view of the needs to address the worsening state of the access road at the Independence Tunnel, Maryland.

He stated the road needs to be fixed urgently to prevent further deterioration of the section, especially with the expected rainfall.

He said the repairs will minimise the congestion frequently experienced by motorists along the corridor.

The Commissioner advised motorists coming from Ibadan-Lagos Expressway to go through Oworonshoki to connect Gbagada and descend the ramp at Anthony to access Ikorodu Road during the repair works. 

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