Kohala-Muzaffarabad road rehab work near completion

Islamabad—National Highway Authority (NHA) has nearly completed rehabilitation project of Kohala-Muzaffarabad Road (S-2).
An official of NHA told APP that rehabilitation of Kohala- Muzaffarabad Road (S-2) was being carried out under Flood Emergency Reconstruction Project (FERP), funded through Asian Development Bank Loan.
He said that the project was being implemented through three packages.Rs 2566.30 million on 19.3 km Kohala-Dulai pacakge which is over 97 pc complete, Rs 899.00 million have been on 14.3 km Dulai- Muzaffarabad section and this section has been completed.He said that on Package-III comprising Chatter Kalas Bridge and Dulai Bridge Rs 368.96 million have been spent and it is also complete.
He said the government was satisfied with the standard of construction work of rehabilitation of Kohala- Muzaffarabad Road.The work has been executed as per approved specifications and is of desired quality. However, due to heavy rains in the year 2013-14, certain damages to retaining structures and culverts were observed at thirteen locations of Package-II.
The rectification work on damaged locations is being undertaken, which will be accomplished within three weeks. Once the rectification work is over, condition of whole road will become satisfactory,he added.—APP

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