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Lagos shuts VGC intersection to ease Lekki-Epe Expressway congestion

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Mr Bolaji Oreagba, General Manager of LASTMA

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), has issued a travel advisory to Lagos residents in order to ease congestion and reduce delay along Lekki-Epe Expressway.

LASTMA noted that from 8.00am, Saturday, 20th August, 2022 the intersection in front of Victoria Garden City (VGC) will be permanently closed.

“In order to ease congestion and reduce delay along Lekki-Epe Expressway, the Lagos State Government, as part of the solutions, has, commencing from 8.00am, Saturday, 20th August, 2022, provided some measures as follows: The intersection in front of VGC will be permanently closed, hence motorists driving from Ikota Shopping Mall/VGC inwards Ajah will only be able to make a U-turn just before 2nd Toll Plaza (Conservation Toll Gate).

“The newly constructed U-Turn in front of Landmark Centre will be opened to vehicular traffic, hence motorists coming from Mega Chicken/Eleganza will now be able to make a U-turn only at the Landmark Centre.

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“Residents, stakeholders and travellers along that axis are enjoined to adhere to these new regulations/guidelines so as to restore order/sanity, and improve the travel time.

“Note that security and law enforcement personnel will be deployed to secure lives and property, manage and control traffic for all road users so as ensure compliance with the new traffic order,” the statement said.

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