• Work on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway at 32 per cent completion

    Work on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway at 32 per cent completion

    The engineer in charge of the supervision of section 1 of  the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway reconstruction/rehabilitation contract, by the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, Kayode Ibrahim, has said that the project had reached 32 per cent completion.

    Mr. Ibrahim told newsmen on Monday that work had been completed on one section of the Long Bridge and on various critical sections. The section is being handled by Julius Berger.

    The engineer said more warning signs and crash barriers had been deployed to the highway to ensure free flow […]

  • FRSC seize overloaded vehicles on Lagos – Ibadan Expressway (Photos)

    FRSC seize overloaded vehicles on Lagos – Ibadan Expressway (Photos)

    In an early morning special patrol carried out today on Lagos – Ibadan expressway, the Lagos Sector Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), seized some overloaded motor vehicles.

    In an early morning special patrol carried out today on Lagos – Ibadan expressway, the Lagos Sector Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), seized some overloaded motor

  • OMG!!! All passengers die in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway accident

    OMG!!! All passengers die in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway accident

    All passengers in a com­mercial bus going to Lagos from Ibadan were on Tues­day evening were burnt to death after colliding with a tanker laden with petroleum product on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

    The accident took place two days after a similar in­cident occurred at Boluwa­ji on the same expressway in Ibadan when a Lagos-bound bus somersaulted several times and caught fire. In the first accident on Sunday evening, all the passengers, accord­ing to road safety officials, escaped death, while the driver […]

  • Fatal Accident leaves Driver, passengers burnt beyond recognition along Lagos-Ibadan expressway … more photos

    Fatal Accident leaves Driver, passengers burnt beyond recognition along Lagos-Ibadan expressway … more photos

    A very fatal accident happened at Adeojo area on the Lagos Ibadan expressway this Sunday afternoon when a white space bus flipped over on the expressway while trying to escape from NURTW taskforce

    It was gathered from the people at the scene of the accident that the driver of the bus was driving to Lagos from Ibadan but he was picking passengers along the expressway when he saw some members of the National Union Of Road Transport Workers Task Force Members […]

  • FRSC officials clear off the wreckage of the tanker that exploded on Lagos-Ibadan expressway (photos)

    FRSC officials clear off the wreckage of the tanker that exploded on Lagos-Ibadan expressway (photos)

    Officials of Federal Road Safety Corps have cleared the wreckage of the tanker that exploded in an accident that occurred on Tuesday at the Kara-Ibafo, KM21 of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

    A tanker said to belong to Total Oil Nigeria Plc was heading to Oyo state when it collided with a large sized stone on the expressway and skidded off its track.

    Five vehicles including the fuel tanker were caught up in the explosion which followed when a driver of a commercial bus […]

  • Contractors will resume work on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway next week – Fashola assures

    Contractors will resume work on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway next week – Fashola assures

    Babatunde Fashola (SAN), Minister of Power, Works and Housing, says contractors will resume work on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway next week.

    Fashola, who spoke at the inaugural Buharimeter Town Hall meeting in Abuja on Thursday, said contractors had abandoned several projects because the last administration owed them money.

    The former governor of Lagos State said even though the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration had yet to release funds to the contractors, they were willing to return to site because they trusted the integrity of the […]

  • Ambode announces temporary closure of one lane of Lagos Ibadan Expressway over Bridge Construction

    Ambode announces temporary closure of one lane of Lagos Ibadan Expressway over Bridge Construction

    According to reports, the Lagos State Government has announced that there will be temporary closure of one lane of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway at Berger Bridge end between 1000hrs and 1300hrs on Sunday, May 8, 2016.

    A release by the State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, stated that the closure is due to on-going construction of a pedestrian bridge at Berger Bus Stop.

    The release said that traffic officials have been deployed to the area to direct traffic and urged […]

  • We’ll fix Lagos-Ibadan Expressway despite court injunction – FG

    We’ll fix Lagos-Ibadan Expressway despite court injunction – FG

    Funding for the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway is captured in the 2016 budget and the road will be constructed despite court injunctions against its further development, the Federal Government has said.

    It argued that the development of the country and the lives of the citizens should not be held in abeyance because of a court case or injunctions.

    The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, who disclosed this in Abuja on Tuesday, also noted that the Federal Government would pay more attention […]

  • Flood Takes Over Lagos-Ibadan Expressway This Morning … See more photos

    Flood Takes Over Lagos-Ibadan Expressway This Morning … See more photos

    After the heavy downpour this morning in Lagos and part of Ogun state, the Lagos Ibadan expressway has been overtaken by flood which caused a serious traffic gridlock in the