Islamabad: According to a recent news report, to resolve the issue of traffic gridlocks in the middle of the city the civic authority is all set to start the construction of an interchange at the busy junction of 7th Avenue and Srinagar Highway near Aabpara Market.
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The CDA has received bids from two companies and a consortium of three other firms. The civic agency opened technical bids of the companies and the process of evaluating them is under process. Officials said the financial bids will also be opened soon to award the contract.
The interchange will be cloverleaf with four left and right loops at the junction of 7th Avenue, Srinagar Highway, Khayaban-i- Soharwardi and Garden Avenue. There will be an underpass to link both portions of Khayaban-i-Soharwardi, said the CDA officials.
The technical bids were submitted by Habib Construction Company, (which recently constructed G-7, G-8 interchange), National Logistics Cell (NLC) and the joint venture of Maaksons, Calson and Maqbool Associates. The officials said once started, the project worth Rs. 1.5 billion will be completed in a year.
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