The laying of tracks at the construction sites of the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge project has finally commenced.
This was observed when the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi and the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, visited some of the construction sites.
The laying of tracks commenced from Itori section of the project in Ogun state.
Two track laying machines were present at the project site
The construction site also has fabricating yard housing their plants and many engineering plants.
The project is being handled by the China Civil Engineering and Construction Company (CCECC).
At the moment, the high-powered team is meeting at the CCECC yard to added pending encumbrances to the project like water and gas pipelines, bridges, among others.
The tracks laying has not commenced in Lagos section because of the obstructions.