Construction work on IJ Principal Road likely to start soon

City Reporter

In line with the authority’s comprehensive policy regarding uplift of road infrastructure in Islamabad, CDA management has directed the concerned formation to accelerate the pace of work I.J Principal Road widening and rehabilitation project.

Initial investigation including soil testing, pile load testing and survey work is underway. Instructions were issued that the initial investigation be completed at earliest and to start construction work on the project soon.

Instructions were issued to devise a comprehensive traffic diversion plan with the consultation of Islamabad Traffic police. CDA has also requested the comuters to use alternative route to avoid inconvenience.

Under this project, four lanes on each side of the IJP Road will be constructed including two rigid and two flexible lanes while two flyovers will be constructed one at 9th Avenue and other at Faqeer Appe Road while two bridges will constructed at Katarian and Pirwadhi respectively. The project will be completed in 18 months with cost amounting to Rs. 4.9 billion.

Incumbent management of the authority envisaged the project, completed its technical requirements, hired consultant and now work on the project has been started.

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