The ederal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) has said that the rehabilitation of a section of the Lagos-Badagry Expressway has reached 88 per cent completion.
The intimation was made by FERMA South West 2 Zonal Coordinator, Rufus Onimisi, in Lagos on Thursday.
Acccording to the official, the project contractors were fast-tracking construction on the project which spans from Igboelerin to Agbara.
Be noted that the section of the road should have been completed in November 2020, was extended to April this year due to the loss if time caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
He added that the project contractors, Wizchino Engineering Ltd, had been doing night operations to ensure the speedy completion of the project
He said that rehabilitation project would be delivered in March.
“So far, we have done drainage works, curb works, access culverts and work on the main carriageway. This comprises scarification, stone base, binder and wearing course and desilting works too.
“Right now I can conveniently say the project is about 88 per cent completed. Drainage works completed is about 1.6km. The portion we are working on is 12km on each lane. So, the two carriageways is 24km out of which the asphalt we have done is about 11km on each lane, totalling 22km completed.
“At the rate at which rehabilitation works is going, I expect that by the end of March we should be through with the project even though the project was extended to April,” Onimisi said