Lahore: According to a recent news report, the construction work on five major development project worth Rs. 20.5 billion is likely to begin in the provincial capital at the end of the next month. The projects proposed to be launched soon included:
- construction of a flyover at Sheranwala Gate
- an underpass at Ghulab Devi Hospital
- additional lanes on the Lahore Bridge (Ferozepur Road)
- a flyover at Shahkam Chowk
- construction of five underpasses on The Mall
- resolving traffic congestion at Barkat Market (Garden Town) Y-junction
According to a survey, the decision to start the projects was based on studies of the number of cars going through, traffic congestion/clogs, civic issues, environmental effects, noise, and other factors at the locations.
Another mega project that will help address the rising traffic clogging problems is the construction of an underpass on Ferozepur Road (Gulab Devi Hospital), which will cost about Rs. 2 billion, as well as additional lanes on the Lahore Bridge. Over Rs. 1.414 billion will be expended on civil works as part of the project’s expense. The leftover funds will be used for consulting, landscaping, and facility relocation, among other things.
Similarly, Rs. 4.349 billion Shahkam Chowk flyover project aimed to ease the public mobility on the Link Canal Road (from Thokar to Shahkam Chowk), traffic congestion at Shahkam intersection and the road linking posh residential localities, including Bahria Town and the road linking Mohlanwal Stop (Multan Road) and New Defence Road.
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