The Lagos State Government has announced road construction, traffic diversion and alternative routes at the Old Tollgate to Berger section of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway from January 30, 2023, to April 15, 2023, 75 days.

The traffic diversion which is scheduled for 75 days is in continuation of the ongoing rehabilitation work on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway by the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing.

According to the information released by the Lagos State Ministry of Transport, “traffic on the Ibadan bound carriageway will be narrowed to two lanes in continuation of the ongoing rehabilitation of the Lagos-lbadan Expressway. In view of this, U-turn in front of the Lagos State Emergency Centre will be tenmporarily closed to traffic. Motorists on the Expressway will be diverted to the next U-turn at the Old Toll Gate by the Traffic Control Point. Trucks and heavy duty vehicles will be diverted to Ojota Interchange.”

“Motorists from CMD Road intending to connect 7UP and Motorways on the Lagos bound carriageway will make use of the Old Tollgate/Traffic Point U-turn. Motorists on CMD Road inbound the Expressway will be diverted to the entry point beside the FMW Weigh Bridge to access the Expressway The exit route to the Expressway by Caleb International
School will equally be temporarily closed. CMD road wilI be used as alternative for the displaced Ibadan bound traffic. Signage with directions will be mounted along the road to guide Motorists through their journeys.”