By Bisade Ojoye
The Lagos State Government will partially close Opebi Road for the next stage of construction of the Collector Drain that will deflood the corridor for two weekends, starting from Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th of April and Friday 30th April to Sunday 2nd May, 2021.
In a statement released by the Ministry of Transportation, the Commissioner, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde explained that the next phase which has been indicated as the final stage by the Contractor would require introduction of Box Culvert across Opebi road by Chrisland School.
He explained that the first half of the culvert will commence next Friday night, 23rd and be completed on Sunday 25th of April, while the second and final half of the culvert would start on Friday 30th April and finish on Sunday 2nd of May, 2021.
The Commissioner also disclosed that the lane under construction would be barred from vehicular movement as a counter flow would be created on the other lane to allow vehicles access their desired destinations.
The statement further assured that Traffic Management Personnel would be on ground to manage movement during this period while seeking the cooperation of motorists to minimize inconveniences during the course of the construction.
The State Government once again appealed to the motoring public to obey all traffic laws and employ patience and calm in their use of the road during and beyond construction durations.