FG to open Kara bridge, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Sunday

FG to open Kara bridge, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Sunday


The Federal Controller of Works, Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti, announced the removal of the barricade around Kara Bridge today, Sunday, December 1 to ease the traffic situation around that axis.

Kuti told newsmen on Saturday that the contractors concluded the construction work on that part of the road.

According to him, when the contractors return to the site in January; construction work will begin on the outbound-Lagos traffic side of the road.


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“Now that inbound has been completed, we don’t want to start work on the outbound and leave it halfway; so we decided to open Kara road to commuters tomorrow, Sunday, so that people can move freely this Christmas,” Kuti said.

The contractor on section 1 of the road, Julius Berger, diverted both inbound and outbound traffic; to one side of the road on September 2; when reconstruction of that part of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway commenced.

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