Railway project: Ogunmokun Crossing to be closed on Saturday

In line with the Nigerian Railway Modernization Project (Lagos-Ibadan section) with extension to Lagos Port at Apapa, the Lagos State Government will be closing down Ogunmokun Crossing on Saturday, February 15, 2020 from 8:00pm to 12:00pm the next day for the installation of level crossing rubber panels by the contractor handling the Project, CCECC, a statement from the Lagos State Ministry of Transportation on Wednesday said.

According to the statement, alternative routes have been provided for road users to utilize during the course of the construction.

Motorists plying Ogunmokun axis will be diverted to Ilupeju Crossing to access Mushin Road, Oshodi and Surulere. Other alternative routes include Yaba Crossing and Jibowu.

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Road users are advised to comply with the Traffic directions to minimize inconvenience in movement.

“The closure has been slated at this time, to ensure there is smooth and uninterrupted flow of work on the rail tracks.

“Lagos State Government is hereby appealing to residents of the State, especially motorists that ply these corridors to bear the pains, as the project is aimed at achieving a seamless multi modal transport system that will meet the transportation needs of a larger population”, the statement read.