- The LIE is a 127.6 km-long expressway cutting through Lagos, Ogun, and Oyo States. It is widely regarded as the busiest interstate road in the country and the major connection route between the northern, southern, and eastern parts of Nigeria. The LIE is divided into 2 sections.
- This section is 43.6km long and cuts across Lagos to Shagamu. It involves the rehabilitation, reconstruction, and extension of 43.6km dual carriageway including existing bridges and concrete deck on the pile, construction of a new drainage system, the upgrade of 3 existing underpasses, construction of 3 new flyovers, construction of 2 toll plazas and construction of 5 pedestrian bridges. All being developed by Julius Berger Nigeria Plc (JBN)
- Ongoing works include milling of existing asphalt, earthworks, laying and compaction of asphalt sasobit on the binder and wearing course materials on road materials etc.
- The project has attained 87% completion on this section as of the first quarter (Q1) of 2022.
- This section is 84km long and cuts across Shagamu to Ibadan. It involves the rehabilitation, reconstruction, and extension of an 84km dual carriageway including bridges, pedestrian bridges and a drainage system. It is being developed by Reynolds Construction Company Nigeria Ltd (RCC).
- Ongoing works include earthworks, compaction and laying of asphalt.
- The project has attained 72.3% completion on this section as of the first quarter (Q1) of 2022.
- The project is expected to enhance regional and infrastructure development in Lagos, Ogun and Oyo States through the development and commercialization of the Lagos-Shagamu-Ibadan corridor, boost economic activity and reduce travel time as well as improve health and safety along the route. The project has the potential to yield between 36,000 to 82,000 direct and indirect jobs.