Kwara Govt Opens Tanke Flyover’s Service Lane, after 99% Bridge Completion
Joseph Emeribe 2024-02-01 0
Kwara State government has opened the second service lane with efforts in top gear to complete construction work on the Tunde Idiagbon Flyover, for ease of traffic along Tanke axis.
The second service lane was declared open on Wednesday afternoon after the State Supervising Commissioner for Works- Mr. Abdulquawiy Olododo, led some experts and the Press on tour of some road projects in Ilorin the state Capital.
“Here we are at Tunde Idiagbon flyover. We’ve toured this road, you can see that few weeks back when I was here we made a promise that we will deliver the first quarter in 2024. What we’ve seen here we can say it’s 99% completed. What is really left is the road marking, the painting of the edges which does not disturb the general movement, the road traffic and this afternoon, we will be opening the second lane of the service road for ease of movement,” the Commissioner added.
According to the Commissioner, the flyover is ninety-nine (99%) percent completed and will be opened soon, adding that the Adeta/Oloje road project which is 55 per cent done will be delivered by the end of March.
“This is the third project we’ve been to today. We started off at Adeta- Oloje where we saw the contractor working in which vast work has been done and as we mentioned at the site, it’s for the covert to be fully cured which will take about 21 to 28days. After then the next project is going to commence after we get the work satisfactory of the on going project, then we will contact the contractor to work on the stone base.
So we are looking at ending of march to the beginning of April for the completion of the project. The work it quite satisfactory ”he added.
Confirming the the level of work done on the Flyover Bridge, Site Engineer, Fadi Khalil said he and his team are putting finishing touches to the bridge and would be opened to the motoring public soon.
“What we are left with is the finishing touches like painting of the edges and viral marking in which everything will be monitored, and it will take about one week to be completed ”says Engr. Fadi
Traders and vehicles positioned on the roads were also forced to leave for free flow of traffic.
The Abdul-Azeez Attah Road (Baboko), was also visited to confirm level of work done so far.