Lagos State Government on Monday flagged off the reconstruction of a 10-lane Oshodi-International Airport Road.
The State government announced that the road will be ready in 15 months.
Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Adebowale Akinsanya, at a ceremony said the state government was keen to fix the road being one of the busiest roads in the state with vehicular volumes average of 50,000 vehicles daily.
“To fast-track the project, three groups of workers will work on the project and they will work day and night, while upon completion, the project will be linked to the Oworonshoki Reclamation Project, which is also ongoing,” he said.
The commissioner urged residents and motorists to cooperate with the government, saying that the project was for the benefit of everybody.
He said, “There will be some inconveniences, but we are going to mitigate the impact. The work will be accelerated. The project is to make life easier for everybody.”
“The project is to make life easier for everybody. We just want to appeal to people to cooperate with us.
“We will be here to talk to the people in case of any issue, and we are also working with our partner, the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN),” Mr. Akinsanya said.
Also, Biodun Otunola, the Managing Director of Planet Projects, the firm that designed the project, said that prior to the commencement of the construction, adequate feasibility studies were carried out.