CDA approves expansion of Jinnah avenue and Srinagar highway

CDA approves expansion of Jinnah avenue and Srinagar highway

Islamabad: CDA approved several projects, including initiating work on expanding the Srinagar Highway and Jinnah Avenue to alleviate traffic congestion.

The decision was taken in a meeting of CDA Chairman Noorul Amin Mengal with The Capital Development Authority Development Working Party (CDA-DWP). The meeting was held at CDA headquarters. Besides CDA representatives, the officials of the Planning Commission also attended the meeting.

Numerous development projects were discussed and approved during the meeting. CDA also approved the hiring of consultants. The consultants would prepare a design and feasibility report for the expansion of the Srinagar Highway from the 7th Avenue Interchange to Serena Chowk.

An underpass and cyclist’s track on either side of the road will also be built to alleviate traffic congestion. The project, worth PKR 8.5 million, is estimated to complete in two months.

Moreover, a PC-I worth PKR 482.6 million was approved for the expansion of Jinnah Avenue. Two more lanes and widening the road at the G-9/F-9 section by adding two more lanes and a cyclist track. The project is expected to be completed in six months.

Other important projects approved during the meeting are:

🔸PC-I worth PKR 52 million for the provision of security gates at different places in the Red Zone

🔸Consultancy service worth PKR 10 million for feasibility and design of the national Bus Terminal to be constructed in sector I-11. A survey will be conducted to connect the terminal with the metro bus network. The project will be completed in two months.

These projects, upon completion, would not only benefit the public in terms of traffic congestion but would also resolve transport issues. For the latest Real Estate News and Blogs, visit Realtors blogs.

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