The News Agency of Nigeria recalls that the ever busy bridge was damaged by a truck in the early hours of Wednesday.
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Kuti said this during the inspection of Section Three of the Lagos-Badagry Expressway project, spanning Agbara to Seme Border.
Fashola, while inspecting the highway on Saturday, told the Julius Berger team after taking their project presentations, to hurry construction ahead of the Yuletide.
Kuti said this in Ibadan while addressing newsmen after a two-day inspection tour of ongoing Federal Government’s road projects in Oyo State.
The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Adedamola Kuti, has handed over to Kayode Popoola, who stepped into his shoes as the new Lagos State Controller, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.
The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Adedamola Kuti, confirmed this to NAN in a telephone interview late on Tuesday
The Federal Ministry of Works and Housing on Sunday announced partial closure of the Independence Bridge in Lagos for routine maintenance till May 2 to replace damaged expansion joints.
The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Saturday said repair works on a 600m stretch outbound the Kara Bridge section of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway had been completed.
Site preparation on the 600 metres Lagos outbound diversion which began on Thursday was concluded at about 11:50 a.m. on Tuesday.
The Federal Road Safety Corps says it has deployed 100 personnel to control traffic on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway following resumption of diversion to continue reconstruction.
Consequently, he said that that construction work had resumed on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway and that traffic diversion for work to continue on the Kara bridge section would begin before weekend.
The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Adedamola Kuti, says the rehabilitation of Apongbon Bridge on Lagos Island is completed and the highway will be opened to traffic on Wednesday.
Adedamola Kuti, the Federal Controller of Works, Lagos, stated this stressing that construction work has been completed on that part of the road and he disclosed that when the contractors return to the site in January, construction work will commence on the outbound-Lagos traffic side of the road.
Kuti told journalists that government would endeavour to ensure free-flowing traffic in spite of ongoing construction works.
The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos State, Adedamola Kuti, says rehabilitation of critical sections of the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway and the Apongbon Bridge on Lagos Island would begin on Thursday.
The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Adedamola Kuti, on Wednesday said the Federal Government was committed to ongoing reconstruction and rehabilitation of roads in the state.
Kuti told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos on Sunday that results of investigative tests on the bridge were ready
Lagos State records more than 70 per cent of Nigeria’s vehicular traffic, in spite of its small land mass.
To beat vandals of manhole covers and improve road safety the Federal Ministry of Works, Power, and Housing, has introduced heavier manhole covers that will be difficult to remove.
As the Federal Government prepares for partial closure of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Monday for repairs, the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti, says the project is still 40 per cent completed.