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Blue Line Rail project: Lagos-Badagry Expressway closes on Sunday

By The Citizen

The Lagos State Government says the Badagry-bound carriageway on the Lagos-Badagry Expressway will be closed for five hours on Sunday for the first phase of works on the Blue Line Rail Project.

The Commissioner for Transportation, Mr. Kayode Opeifa, who stated this in a statement on Wednesday advised motorists and other road users to make use of alternative routes to avoid traffic delays.

He said, 'The contractor, China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation, will be installing pre-cast beams for the pedestrian bridge to take commuters into the rail station at Mile 2 and across the road.

'The Badagry-bound carriageway on the Lagos Badagry Expressway will be closed to traffic between 7am and 12 noon on Sunday, October 20, 2013 to enable the contractor to install the beams.

'We appeal for caution and cooperation from all road users to obey all traffic regulations and ensure traffic flow during the period of closure. We are working with relevant Lagos State agencies to ensure free flow of traffic.'