Since the partial closure of the 600km stretch of road from Berger (New Garage bus stop) to the Ogun River (Kara Bridge) on the Lagos/Ibadan Expressway, some motorists have taken to alternative roads leading to their various destinations.
The alternative routes as announced by the Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) include; Iyana/Ota/Ifo/Abeokuta/Sagamu-Benin Ore expressway; Victoria Island/Lekki/Epe/Ijebu-Ode-Benin/Ore expressway or the Ikorodu/Itoikin/Ijebu-Ode-Benin-Ore expressway among others.
Until December 15, motorists are apprised of the need to plan their journey, add more time to their travelling time, and take necessary precautions leading to their destinations.
Our reporter, who visited one of the alternative roads – Ikorodu-Sagamu in Ogun State, observed heavy vehicular movement on the road, which is also undergoing repair. It would be recalled that the Federal Government in 2018 launched the repair of the 30.4 km Ikorodu-Sagamu Road. Read more