Lahore: According to news reports, Chief Engineer Mazhar Hussain of the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) declared on Sunday (December 05) that the city’s three underpass and flyover projects will be completed by February 2022, a month ahead of schedule.
Mr Hussain added that the Gulab Devi Underpass is virtually finished, and that the project will reopen to traffic on December 20 after renovations. In addition, the PKR 5 billion Data Ganj Baksh Flyover at Sheranwala Gate would be finished by the end of January, with 55 percent of the work completed.
The project is designed to alleviate traffic congestion in the Azam Cloth Market, Shah Alam Market, Akbari, and nearby areas. Similarly, Shahkam Flyover Project Director Haroon Saifi stated that the PKR 4.23 billion project is 55 percent complete and will open to traffic on February 15. It’s worth noting that the LDA finished the tendering procedure and awarded the projects in June, therefore all three road infrastructure projects were initiated in June.