Railway Project: Closure of Ilupeju, Ogunmokun, Jibowu and Yaba level crossing

 Railway Project: Closure of Ilupeju, Ogunmokun, Jibowu and Yaba level crossing

By Modupe Shodeinde

The Lagos State Government has announced the closure of the rail level crossing on Ilupeju, Ogunmokun, Jibowu and Yaba from Sunday to Wednesday.

Ilupeju on Sunday 15th, Ogunmokun on Monday 16th, Jibowu and Yaba on Wednesday 18th November, 2020 from 8:00pm to 7:00am.

The Assistant Director, Public Affairs Unit Ministry of Transportation, Mrs. Bolanle Ogunlola, in a statement, explained the phase of construction works on the designated routes would focus on track stress dispersion and locking at various level crossing joints of the Standard Gauge Railway.

According to the statement, motorist plying Ilupeju level crossing will be diverted to Ogunmokun, Yaba and Jibowu Crossing to access their desired destinations.

Motorist who are to access Ogunmokun Road or other areas from Ogunmokun were advised to use Ilupeju crossing to Mushin, Oshodi and Surulere for their desired destinations.

Ogunlola explained that the closure was slated at night to reduce inconvenience on the road and advised motorists to utilise alternative routes that have been provided during the daily closure to enhance smooth uninterrupted flow of traffic on the stated dates.

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