Why there’s gridlock on Oshodi-Apapa Expressway – Task Team

Gridlock: Oshodi-Isolo LCDA deploy officials to control traffic on inner roads

The Presidential Task Team, PTT, has on Monday said that the persistent rainfall and bad road is responsible for the renewed gridlock along Oshodi-Apapa Expressway.

The Vice-Chairman of the Presidential Task Team, Mr. Kayode Opeifa disclosed this in an interview with iBrandTV.

Opeifa also attributed the development to the tidal effect of the Atlantic Ocean as a result of persistent rainfall which has left most parts of Lagos flooded.

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Opeifa also blamed the gridlock to various potholes along Lagos-Badagry Expressway, on both sides as well as construction work being undertaken by Hi-Tech Construction company.

According to him, the backlog of vessels discharged of consignments at the seaport during the lockdown on COVID19 could also be attributed to the current gridlock and congestion at Tin Can Island Port Complex, even as the combined traffic personnel deployed to the access road were yet to proffer solution to the perennial gridlock.

Opeifa, however, said plans were ongoing to engage the contractor on the need to deploy palliative to the bad portion of the road in order to create easy access for motorists.



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