Lagos-Ibadan Highway: Contractor will suspend works on Berger

The federal government apologized on Saturday for the difficulties faced by road users due to construction works on the Berger-Opic axis of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway. Acting Federal Comptroller of Works in Lagos State, Forosola Oloyede, said in a statement that the government was aware of the bottleneck due to ongoing reconstruction works on the highway. According to her, the government feels the pain of the people, especially the inhabitants of the states of Lagos and Ogun, who are the recipients of the inconvenience caused by the traffic jam. Motorists traveling along the axis have continued to spend long hours in daily traffic jams, a situation that has worsened in the last three days. Ms. Oloyede promised that the government would make necessary improvements to the road traffic management system to ease the suffering of road users. “To this end, the Federal Ministry of Public Works has concluded plans with the contractor to suspend the works for today, Saturday, August 27, 2022 in order to plan and anticipate the required improvements in traffic management on the road,” he said. . ALSO READ: One dead, 21 injured in Lagos-Ibadan highway accident – ​​FRSC She said the highway under construction supports a heavy daily traffic volume and the contractor managed traffic through dedicated detours while doing the construction work. ‘No pain no gain’ The Acting Comptroller called on all road users to cooperate with the contractor and Traffic Management Officers to achieve the free flow of traffic during the construction period. He urged motorists to observe safe driving rules, desist from driving against traffic and obey all dedicated detours along the highway, to avoid unnecessary delays on the road. “There are also provisions for tow trucks along the highway, in the event of a breakdown, road users should be patient in not driving against traffic and obey parked traffic officers to allow the free flow of traffic. . “In conclusion, it is a known fact that there is no pain without gain, which is why we strongly believe that the general public would be the ultimate beneficiary of the world-class road infrastructure that the government plans to deliver through the ongoing reconstruction. works in the road. “Therefore, we appeal for the cooperation of the general public to this end,” said Ms. Oloyede. (YAYA) Read More Related News Here Let here it in the comment below if you do have an opinion on this; Lagos-Ibadan Highway: Contractor will suspend works on Berger