FCDA diverts traffic at Clinton Drive over rehabilitation
The Federal Capital Development Authority, FCDA Wednesday closed the outbound lane of the Bill Clinton Drive leading traffic from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport to the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Expressway, while the inbound lane is now used by motorists in dual mode.
Director of Engineering Services, FCDA Shehu Ahmad who announced this in Abuja said the road closure is to enable full rehabilitation work on the outbound lane to be done.
Ahmad said there is traffic diversion to the inbound lane which now used in dual traffic mode by motorists while repair work lasts on the other lane.
He disclosed that FCDA officials in reflective jackets have been deployed to attend to inquiries, tow broken down vehicles and direct traffic flow, among others, in a bid to avoid traffic congestion on the road.
The Director of Engineering services called on motorists and other road users to cooperate with the contractor handling the reconstruction work and officials of the FCDA, adding that the officials will always be on ground to provide assistance to road users whenever the need arises.
It would be recalled that repair works had earlier been carried out in September this year on the road shoulders of the inbound lane to expand it for traffic in dual mode.
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