Lahore, being a junction of Punjab is always going through major infrastructural developments and Shahdara Road Project, Lahore is in news everywhere.
On Monday the Chief Minister of Punjab, Chaudhary Pervez Elahi inaugurated the Saggian road, Sharaqpur road project, laying the founding stone of the Shahdara multi-level flyover project.
During the inauguration ceremony the Chief Minister of Punjab, Pervez Elahi highlighted multiple developmental projects and initiatives taken by the Punjab Government free solar pumps, an underground blue line train is also an initiative that would run from Data Sahib to the airport to facilitate the common masses.;
In addition to it, Chief Minister Pervez Elahi said, “We have worked for the common man while giving innumerable employment.” The Shahdara road project aspires to facilitate people in their day-to-day lives. In addition to its projects worth Rs. 20 Billion are initiated. For the Saggian Sharaqpur road, four roads had been constructed, repaired, and renovated simultaneously. The construction and expansion project of Saggian road, Sharaqpur road had cost Rs. 4.51 billion.
As far as the route is concerned then a road had been constructed from Ravi Bridge to Phool Mandi Chowk and a road had been constructed from Phool Mandi Chowk to Lahore-Sheikhupura Road. A road had been constructed from Phool Mandi Chowk to Faizpur Interchange and another road was constructed from Phool Mandi Chowk to Begum Kot. The completion of this project would expand and ease the entry and exit routes.
The Chief Minister, Pervez Elahi also highlighted the benefits of theShahdara Road Project as passengers and cargo carriers would also be benefitted from this convenience daily as millions of residents of Faizpur, Phool Mandi, Sheikhupura, Shahdara, Begum Kot, Nain Sukh, and other densely populated areas would have a shorter and an alternate route. Apart from it, the project would also save valuable time and fuel and there would be a reduction in noise, smog, and environmental pollution.
The total budget of the Shahdara multi-level flyover project would cost approximately Rs. 8.9 billion and added that project would be completed in 10 months on an area of 27 Kanal (land). Millions of passengers traveling on the Lahore-Islamabad GT Road would also have an advantage from this project. Walkways, bridges, service roads, and drainage would also be built. In addition to it, three 3 lane flyovers are planned to construct for GT Road to Niazi Chowk while a two-lane flyover would be built from Kot Abdul Malik to Niazi Chowk.