Peshawar Karachi Motorway (PKM) Project Construction of Sukkur-Multan Section (392 km)
Brief Scope / Objectives of the Project
The project envisages construction of 392 km, 6 lanes access controlled Motorway of Sukkur - Multan Section of Karachi Peshawar Motorway with design speed of 120 km/h. The proposed scope of work includes provision of construction of 135 bridges, 11 interchanges, 10 flyovers, 32 service & rest areas, 22 toll plazas, 1,148 culverts, 426 underpasses / subways / cattle creeps, nallahs and other allied structures etc.
Benefits of the Project
The Karachi – Multan – Lahore Motorway of which the proposed section is a part, shall reduce the traffic congestion drastically, particularly the heavy vehicular North and South bound traffic on the National Highway N-5, and will also attract maximum passenger / cargo movements.
Approved Cost: Rs.298008.47 Million
Final Expenditure: Rs.267577.32 Million
Expenditure During FY 2019-20: Rs.18145.94 Million
Date of Commencement: January, 2016
Date of Completion: November, 2019
Operationalized (Yes/No), if no reasons: Yes
Date of Inauguration (if inaugurated): N/A
Physical Progress (%)
b) During FY 2019-20
The project is physically completed and opened for traffic. Funds are required for clearance of liabilities.
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