Julius Berger, RCC resume work on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

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Milling material laying for diversion at KM 98 + 300 at the rehabilitation, reconstruction and expansion of Lagos - Ibadan dual carriageway section II (Shagamu -Ibadan) by the Reynolds Construction Company Nigeria Limited on Friday in fulfillment of the commitment given to the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola SAN that they  would mobilize back to site latest by Monday

Milling material laying for diversion at KM 98 + 300 at the rehabilitation, reconstruction and expansion of Lagos – Ibadan dual carriageway section II (Shagamu -Ibadan) by the Reynolds Construction Company Nigeria Limited on Friday in fulfillment of the commitment given to the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola SAN that they would mobilize back to site latest by Monday

Two construction giants, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc and Reynolds Construction Company (RCC) have returned to site to resume work on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

Reconstruction and rehabilitation works on the highway were suspended due to some issues with the Federal Government which include funding.

A correspondent, who took a trip on the highway on Saturday, reports that officials of both Julius Berger and RCC were seen moving heavy equipment to sites with their men already mobilised to work on the various sections.

Investigations revealed that Julius Berger began work on Friday, while RCC moved to site on Tuesday.

News Agency of Nigeria correspondent observed piles of crash barriers at Wawa, which is part of Section one from Lagos to Sagamu interchange, being handled by Julius Berger.

Also, officials of Julius Berger were seen using earth moving equipment to carry crash barriers to demarcate construction zones.

An engineer, who did not want to be named, disclosed that the demarcation was for effective traffic management.

“The New Jersey Barricades (crash barriers) will be moved to the other carriageway when we finish work on this side, it will speed up our work and at the same time help to traffic control,” he said.

On Section two of the project which spans from Sagamu interchange to Ibadan, RCC surveyors were seen on site, while earth moving equipment were scarifying some sections of the road.

A surveyor, who also spoke on condition of anonymity, said that survey works to determine heights and …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper