Rawalpindi: On Monday, the Frontier Works Organization (FWO) begins the development work on the Rawalpindi Ring Road project.
The Ring Road’s inauguration and ribbon-cutting were done by the Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) Chairman Tariq Mehmood Murtaza at Thalian.
RDA chairman stated that the development work would be completed in a period of two years. He further mentioned that the construction contract, worth 22.8 billion, was awarded to FWO.
The chairman directed the concerned authorities to complete the Rawalpindi Ring Road project as early as possible in order to meet the deadline.
RDA Chief Engineer Dr. Habib ul Haq Randhawa mentioned that the length of the Ring Road would be 38.3 km.
The main purpose of the project is to alleviate traffic congestion in the twin cities. The land acquisition of the project costs Rs 6,724.73 million, and the project’s construction cost is Rs 26,969.70 million.
RDA Chief Engineer further elaborated that the Ring Road will consist of 6 lanes and 5 interchanges at National Highway N-5 (Baanth), crossing Chakri Road, Adiala Road, and Chakbeli Road. The Ring Road will finally join the Motorway M2 at Thalian Interchange.
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