Heavy traffic continue to mount on the Effurun roundabout in Uvwie Local Government area as motorists and heavy haulage vehicles spend several hours to get to their destination.
The heavy gridlock now a daily occurrence has impacted negatively on the movement of goods and services.
Haulage vehicles and other heavy duty trucks from the Warri Refinery, Nigerian Ports Authority as well as from Benin City Lagos and other major towns drive through the East West road to the South Eastern part of Nigeria.
They however get stalked at the Effurun roundabout which is in a bad state of disrepair.
There had been calls on the federal government to rehabilitate the Effurun roundabout to ease traffic in the ever busy East West Road.
Deputy Senate President Ovie Omo-Agege and other federal lawmakers recently urged the Buhari led administration to urgently untake a total of rehabilitation of the Warri Benin highway.
Meanwhile, the chairman of Uvwie Local Government, Honourable Ramson Onoyake has promised to carry out remedial work on the deplorable roundabout to ease the horrible traffic.