Lagos To Close Mile 2-Tin Can Island Road For Three Days

LAGOS DECEMBER 6TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Lagos State Government on Thursday announced plans to close the Mile 2-Tincan Island road to traffic for 72 hours

The Commissioner for Transportation Dr Fredric Oladeinde said the closure would commence on Monday and will allow the Federal Government carry out palliative works on the bad portion on that axis without any hindrance.

Oladeinde directed that effective from Sunday midnight, all vehicles and trucks carrying exports and empty containers for Tin Can Port Operations are to stay out of that corridor for the next three days that the palliative works will last.

He explained that fuel laden -tankers and other cars on essential services are exempted from the directive.

According to him, frequent accidents by articulated vehicles and trucks in the area were occasioned by deplorable condition of the road on that axis.

He said that there was an urgent need to provide palliatives to ease traffic congestion and prevent further accidents along that axis.

The Commissioner urged freight forwarders, fleet operators, transport agents and trucks owners to take note of the traffic arrangement and comply accordingly.

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