The Federal Government has moved the partial closure of portions of the Lagos -Ibadan Expressway to September 2 , 2019 .
The partial closure was initially expected to commence on Saturday , August 3 to enable the construction company , Julius Berger, to work on a stretch of 1 . 4 km between Berger and Kara Market .
The Federal Controller of Works , Lagos , Mr Adedamola Kuti, stated on Friday that the decision was to enable for the effective traffic management plan and to show sensitivity to Nigerians .
“ The government and the contractor have now reviewed the work plan . The reconstruction of this stretch of the road will now commence on September 2 .
Motorists had expressed worry over the partial closure of the road during Sallah and the annual convention of the Redeemed Christian Church of God .