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Lagos To Shut Mazamaza & Signal Barracks Road For 2 Months




Lagos State Government has concluded plans to shut the road between MazaMaza and Signal Barracks, Mile 2, along Lagos Badagry Expressway for repairs, commencing on Monday, March 29 to Monday, May 31, 2021, a period of eight weeks.

The repairs, according to the state Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, was part of the ongoing road rehabilitation works in different parts of the metropolis.

Oladeinde stated that this traffic diversion plan was necessary to speed up the proposed rehabilitation works on Lagos bound lane. The project is already in its advanced stage, before the rainy season. Mazamaza

According to the statement, alternative routes have been made available. Also, being planned are adequate traffic management measures in place to ensure movement despite the expected inconveniences.


Motorists heading towards Apapa from Maza Maza are advised to use the newly constructed slip road. The slip road is by the Total Filling station . Motorists are to use it to connect the ramp and access Apapa. Mazamaza

Oladeinde stated that traffic heading to Orile/Suru from Maza Maza will be diverted to the opening at Total Filling Station. This is to link Toll lane and continue the movement to Orile.  Or it will be used to go through the opening at Signal Barracks to access the Service lane from toll lane to continue their journey.

Motorists going to Oshodi from Maza Maza are also advised to ply the opening at Total Filling station to connect toll lane and drive down to the opening after mile 2 underpass to utilize the opening before Signal Barracks and access the ramp with counterflow to Apapa -Oworonshoki Expressway to continue their journey to Oshodi.

Those coming from Oshodi to Orile would be directed to Mile 2 Oke. They are to connect the ramp to Signal Barracks and continue their journey to Orile while those going back to Oshodi are advised to make a U-turn and continue their trip to oshodi.

Other motorists coming from Otto Wharf should make use of the opening before Signal Barracks and connect the toll lane and continue their journey to Alaba/Orile. Mazamaza

The Commissioner while assuring that the state’s Traffic Management Personnel Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, will be deployed to the axis to manage traffic, warned that under no circumstances should they be assaulted in the course of duty, as anyone caught in the act will be dealt with decisively.

Oladeinde reiterated that” government will continue to work relentlessly. This will be to ensure that movement within the metropolis is made seamless for the citizenry. “The cooperation of all and sundry is needed to achieve the set goals by the current administration. This is needed especially in the transport sector.” Mazamaza is an authoritative car blog in Nigeria. Its objective is to get Nigerians and a wider audience to be more informed about automobiles, the automotive sector and transport infrastructure. Over the years, we have been instrumental in creating immeasurable public awareness about automobiles and their maintenance, safety and traffic laws, amongst others. ...Your mobility, our priority. NK

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