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Lagos repairs 393 roads in six months – LSPWC

The Lagos State Public Works Company has repaired over 393 roads within the state within the first six months of the 12 months.

LSPWC Normal Supervisor Tokunbo Ajanaku made this revelation in a press release made obtainable to our correspondent on Tuesday.

Ajanaku mentioned the corporate has used the dry days within the first and second quarters of 2024 to hold out varied types of upkeep and rehabilitation works on strategic roads in 20 native authorities areas and 27 native growth authorities, noting that works on the interior roads would resume in just a few weeks.

Ajanaku mentioned within the assertion: “We have been conscious that the forecast was that the quantity of rainfall in 2024 might exceed that of the earlier 12 months. That’s the reason we elevated the frequency and unfold the rainfall on Lagos roads to convey many of the strategic roads into good situation earlier than heavy rains happen once more.

“Trying again on the firm’s 2024 half-yearly scoreboard, the Managing Director acknowledged {that a} whole of 393 roads within the state have been addressed with various ranges of intervention starting from whole reconstruction to main rehabilitation, routine upkeep, palliative measures and restore of inside roads inside public services.

“From January to June 2024, 15 roads being reconstructed by native governments within the state have reached varied levels of completion.

“A few of these embody Eluku Avenue, Mosafejo in Agbowa-Ikosi, Epe Native Authorities Space; Igbogbo-Baiyeku street, Ikorodu; Ladoke Akintola Avenue, Ikeja GRA; Unity/Umunya/Osebaby Streets in Oshodi Native Authorities; Agunlejika Avenue, Ijesha, Surulere Native Authorities; and Akinola Sholanke Avenue, Oshodi-Isolo Native Authorities, amongst many extra.”

He mentioned {that a} whole of 69 roads have been accomplished through the main rehabilitation, together with: Lawson Avenue, Lagos Island East LCDA; Femi Bamgbelu, Alimosho; Lawal Avenue, Alimosho; Ora Ekpen, Kosofe; Olohunlogbon, Kosofe; Selesi Avenue, Bariga LCDA; Fatiregun Avenue, Lagos Mainland; Aborisade Avenue, Surulere and Arigbanla Avenue, Agege.

In accordance with him, the others are: Falilat Ajoke Saliu, Ikorodu; Could Flower Highway, Ikorodu; Ojora Avenue, Ajeromi Ifelodun; Idewu Avenue, Ajeromi Ifelodun; Ebun Oti Avenue, Ajeromi Ifelodun; Previous Lagos Highway, Badagry; Adewole Adesanya Avenue, Epe; Faramodi Ajoke, Kosofe; Oriwu Highway, Ikorodu; Okesanya Ramp Down at Sura Purchasing Advanced, Lagos Island East LCDA and Agege Motor Highway at Oshodi Beneath Bridge, Oshodi.

“In the meantime, 240 roads within the state have been tackled with routine upkeep, which normally entails patching potholes to forestall them from degenerating into craters and main street defects, whereas 62 roads have been handled with palliative measures, together with the usage of giant boulders.”

Ajanaku, through the inspection of the second Igbogbo-Baiyeku street, mentioned Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu was very involved concerning the completion of the challenge on time, including that “the challenge would have reached a extra superior stage if not for value inflation and heavy rains in 2023.”

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