OFFICIALS Say, Apapa-Wharf Road Reconstruction Project 75 Per Cent Completed

Apapa Marine Bridge PHOTO: shipsandports.com.ng

Apapa Marine Bridge
PHOTO: shipsandports.com.ng

 

THE Apapa Wharf Road reconstruction project has achieved 75 per cent completion, officials of AG Dangote Construction Company Ltd., handling the project have said.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Project Director, Mr Bosun Kalejaiye and the Project Manager, Mr Tunde Jimoh, amde this known on Sunday in Lagos during an inspection of the road.

Kalejiaye told journalists that the outbound section had been completed, while the second part, inbound Apapa, had recorded 25 per cent progress, saying that the entire project was 75 per cent completed.

He said that the firm had deployed more personnel and equipment to recover the time lost during relocation of underground and surface utilities in the Right of Way (RoW) of the project.

“We are moving with one gang from section four toward section one and we have another gang from section one moving toward section four.

“Our focus is to finish the project, good quality works by July.

“Our commitment is total. We have brought in additional equipment to speed up. That is why we are focused on finishing the concrete pavement by July,’’ he said.

Kalejaiye said that the issue of high vehicular traffic on the axis was being properly managed by the Traffic Consultant of the project, MIS Advisory.

Giving an overview of the project, Jimoh said that work on the CMS/Ijora bound carriageway was completed and progress being recorded on the Apapa bound carriageway.

“Presently, we are 75 per cent completed; the balance of 25 per cent would be completed this month.

“The configuration of the road is about 80cm. Imagine a road with a thickness like this.

CREDIT: NAN

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