|Highways in Nigeria|
Extensive reconstruction of the Lagos portion of the expressway began in 2010. When those renovations are completed the Lagos portion of the expressway will be widened from four lanes to ten lanes for road vehicles and a new mass transit line will operate in the median. Two of the expressway's lanes are intended to be exclusively used by the Lagos Bus Rapid Transit System.
Olasunkanmi Akoni (2013-04-23). "Lagos-Badagry Expressway: Unending reconstruction, unending agony". Vanguard magazine. Retrieved 2013-06-15.
Despite the fact that the road is an international route that links Nigeria with other West African countries starting with Benin Republic, it has been abandoned by concerned authorities.
Odinaka Mbonu (2013-02-26). "Why construction work may delay on Lagos-Badagry Expressway". Business Day Nigeria. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2013-06-15.
The expansion of the expressway started in 2013 with the phase one almost completed. However, work on the second phase stretching from Maza-Maza to Agboju has progressed at a slow speed, causing motorists and residents who ply the road regularly so much pain, and with no tangible alternative in sight at the moment.
"Investors cautious despite enticing opportunities on Lagos-Badagry Expressway". Business Day Nigeria. 2013-04-23. Archived from the original on 2013-06-02. Retrieved 2013-06-15.
Despite the huge investment opportunities presented by the ongoing expansion of the Lagos-Badagry Expressway from its present four lanes to 10 lanes with a light rail track, investors and land buyers are cautious with, and sceptical about making massive investment along the expressway, an expert has revealed to BusinessDay.
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