Lagos Rehabilitates 13 Council Roads
The Lagos State Public Works (LSPWC) has embarked on massive rehabilitation of 13 roads in Surulere Local Government area, while targeting one more week for the completion of Ile-Epo, along the Abeokuta-Dopemu expressway.
This was revealed by the Special Adviser/Chief Executive Office (LSPWC) Mr. Ayotunde Sodeinde, during an inspection tour of ongoing road project at the Ile-Epo Oja,in Oke-odo Local Council Development Area.
Sodeinde disclosed that the project, which commenced in October 2015, would be completed within the next two weeks. He said the situation on many roads has to do with bad drainage facilities, or lack of it in some areas.
“The Corporation inherited an inadequate drains at the site and began a reconstruction of 850 metres drainage to contain rain water and discharge from the adjourning market and residential buildings”, he said, adding that the Corporation has commenced the asphalting of the 1000 metres of the terribly bad portion of the road.
He assured that the road would be completed in few weeks time, urging the road users to cooperate with the workers.
“Although, the road may be classied as federal road, but Governor Akinwunmi Ambode would not hear anything as such. To him, every road in Lagos must be passable, thus the speedy approval of the rehabilitation of 13 new road projects in Surulere local government, with, asphalt works just completed on Kernel Street, while grading of Animashaun Street has commenced.
Other roads due for rehabilitation include; Itolo road, Johnson Street, Imam-Dauda, Suenu, Olumegbon, Onitolo, Olorogun, Iluseyi, Aiyegbami and Jeminatu Buraimoh close, in Surulere Local Government.
The Special Adviser also inspected the ongoing drainage construction and road rehabilitation projects at Queens drive, Ikoyi. He said in the next two weeks the projects will be completed.
Within the last eight months, LSPWC has completed road projects at ACME/Metal box road, Ogba, Alfa-Nla in Agege, Ikotun-Ejigbo road projects, Epe-Ijebu-Ode road, Oba Sekunmade in Ikorodu, CIPM road in Ikeja and January 27 road in Oke-Afa Oshodi/Isolo to mention a few.
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