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Agege Pen-Cinema Bridge Opens February



Lagos State Government, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has assured residents that the long-awaited Agege Pen-Cinema overhead Bridge will fully open to vehicular movement in about eight weeks, precisely February 2021. agege Pen-cinema bridge

The Governor disclosed this during an inspection of the project. According to him, the only work left was turning intersection improvement. This is at the descending part of the bridge and signalisation for ease of traffic movement.

Sanwo-Olu who said the project is presently at 90 per cent completion. He added that all civil works had already been completed on the bridge.

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Sanwo-Olu added that the project would end the discomfort currently being experienced by motorists plying the Agege-Abule Egba area.

He said, “The level of completion of the project is around 90 per cent. All the major brickwork has been done and we are left with two major deliverables. They include cleaning up the intersection and signalisation.

“By the second week in January, vehicles can move on the bridge but we may need additional four weeks to complete the signalisation, road painting and demarcation. We are looking forward hand over this project sometimes in February next year.”

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The governor urged the residents of the area to be patient while the contractor puts final touches on the project.

The overpass ascends from Oba Ogunji Road and drops at Oke Koto axis of Agege. The bridge also opens to the old Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway through Abule Egba.

The infrastructure is expected to eliminate the discomfort currently being experienced by motorists plying Agege-Abule Egba.

Sanwo-Olu, in the company of his Deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, and members of the State’s cabinet, went on an unscheduled inspection of the 1.7 kilometre-long bridge project site on Wednesday, assessed the level of work done so far.

Speaking to newsmen during the tour of the project site, Sanwo-Olu expressed satisfaction on the quality of work done, assuring that the bridge would be fully opened for public use next February.

He said the only work left on the bridge was turning intersection improvements at the descending part of the bridge and signalisation for ease of traffic movement.

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