18.7-km, Six-lane Lekki-Epe Road Will Be Inaugurated In Q1 2022 — Sanwo-Olu
Governor Sanwo-Olu says the 18.7-km, six-lane Lekki-Epe road will be completed and inaugurated in the Q1 2022.
The Lagos State Government says that the 18.7-kilometre six-lane rigid pavement carriageway from Eleko Junction in Ibeju Lekki to Epe T-Junction in the state will be completed and inaugurated in the first quarter of 2022.
This was revealed by the Governor of Lagos State Babajide Sanwo-Olu in a statement made available on Wednesday. Sanwo-Olu said this when he and members of the State Executive Council went on an on-the-spot assessment of the project on Monday.
Sanwo-Olu, who was excited by the level of work done so far, said :
“The contractor has been active on site in the last six months. We are happy with the progress of the project, because the contractor works day and night. I believe the work is on track.
“We are happy with what we have seen and we believe that the contractor should be rounding off the work by end this year or first quarter next year.”
At the time of the Governor’s inspection, the contractor had completed a stretch of three kilometers on the lane from Eleko Junction inward Epe, while the right-of-way for the entire project has been fully cleared.
Recall that the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu flagged off the reconstruction of the Eti-Osa-Lekki-Epe expressway in November, 2020.
The first phase of the road project, which will cover 18.75km, stretching from Eleko to T-Junction in Epe.
The second phase of the project is expected to start later this year. It will continue from from Eleko Junction to Abraham Adesanya Junction in Eti-Osa axis.