Islamabad: According to news sources, the Capital Development Authority Development Working Party (CDA-DWP) decided on Monday, February 13, to begin construction on the enlargement of Jinnah Avenue and the Srinagar Highway in order to improve traffic management.
The employment of experts to create a feasibility study and design for the extension of the Srinagar Highway from the 7th Avenue Interchange to Serena Chowk was among the development projects agreed upon during the meeting. The project, which will cost PKR 8.5 million and take two months to complete, will have bike lanes on either side of the road and an underpass to relieve traffic congestion. Moreover, PKR 482.6 million was granted for Jinnah Avenue development, which entails extending the road by adding two extra lanes at the G-9/F-9 sector and a cyclist track.
The following projects were also approved by the CDA-DWP namely PKR 10 million has been approved for the consulting service for the National Bus Terminal's sector I-11 construction's engineering design and feasibility. The PC-I has been granted PKR 52 million to install security gates at several locations in the Red Zone.