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The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola, says the Kara bridge on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway is safe for use.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has announced diversion of traffic on Lagos–Ibadan Expressway, following an explosion involving four trailers on Sunday morning at Kara Bridge.
Some Lagos State workers were forced to return home on Wednesday after the gridlock on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway took a turn for the worse.
The Federal Road Safety Corps Ogun State Command on Wednesday morning told road-users to use alternative routes to link their destinations so as to avoid waste of valuable time in the gridlock on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
Traffic diversion for construction works to continue on the 600- metre ‘Kara’ Bridge section on the Lagos outbound corridor of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway will begin on Tuesday.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has cautioned Lagos-Ibadan Expressway road users to ensure they do not exceed specified speed limits on the expressway.
The Federal Government on Sunday opened the Kara Bridge section of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway to traffic, after completing repair works on a 600-metre stretch.
The Federal Ministry of Works and Housing on Tuesday vowed to seek immediate redress to traffic impediments as work continues on the ongoing rehabilitation and reconstruction of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway project.
Motorists who are in a hurry to get to their destination on time have been asked to steer clear of the Berger to Ogun River section of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway due to rehabilitation works that might slow down traffic along the routes.
The Lagos State Government and its traffic arm, Lagos State Traffic Management Agency, have announced the closure of the Kara Bridge to Julius Berger inward Lagos end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway from September 2, 2019 to October 31, 2019.
The Director, Federal Highways, Southwest, Mr. Funsho Adebiyi, yesterday appealed for patience and understanding of road users and residents along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway as massive reconstruction continues on the highway.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday evening visited the scene of the tanker explosion which occurred on Otedola Bridge inward Ojodu Berger along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, describing the incident as sad and unfortunate.
Four persons reportedly died while two others were injured in an auto crash which occurred on the Kara bridge along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Friday.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has commended the Health Emergency Initiative (HEI) for giving prompt support and assistance to save the lives of over 200 accident victims in the last two years.
The Ogun Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr Clement Oladele, said that two people died while six sustained injuries in a multiple accident that occurred at Kara Bridge, on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Saturday.
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The Lagos State Government has sealed 10 private schools found to have flouted the closure directives of the Federal and State governments occasioned by the outbreak of ravaging COVID-19 pandemic and aimed to ensure the safety of students
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The Nigerian Army on Saturday distributed palliatives to Vulnerable persons in Igoh community, Upper Ekenhua in Ovia North East Local Government Area of Edo.
A couple, Chidi and Maureen Martins, allegedly running a Baby factory at a church in the Rumuolumeli in Obio-Akpor local Government area of Rivers State, have been arrested by the Rivers Police Command.