ISLAMABAD: The Capital Growth Authority (CDA) board is prepared to authorize the civic company to get two tasks – building of 7th Method Interchange and also rehabilitation of I.J.P. Roadway – implemented via the Frontier Works Organisation (FWO).
Resources informed Dawn that the board in its meeting to be held on Friday will certainly accept CDA’s ask for granting the contract for the projects.
” Yes, the board is mosting likely to use up this issue on Friday as well as we will authorize it,” a board participant claimed, including along the alignment of both jobs, a number of support installments were set up as well as the FWO was an excellent alternative for the CDA to execute both projects efficiently.
The board participant claimed CDA wanted to begin both the projects within a month.
Authorization to be given by CDA board in a meeting on Friday, claim official
The interchange will certainly be constructed at the junction of 7th Opportunity and also Srinagar Avenue near Aabpara.
Earlier, the CDA had actually called tenders and also got quotes from private specialists however later the public company cancelled the process and also decided to get the project done via the FWO.
According to the CDA strategy, the interchange worth Rs1.5 billion has been made in the form of a cloverleaf with four left as well as appropriate loopholes. There will also be an underpass to connect both portions of Khayaban-i-Suharwardi.
This task has actually been delayed for years. Developed in 2008, it was positioned before CDA’s Advancement Working Party (DWP) many times for authorization of the PC-1 however every time there were arguments. Nevertheless, in a DWP meeting held in October in 2015, the PC-1 was authorized.
On the other hand, in the lack of an interchange, drivers deal with congestion because of extended delay at traffic signals, specifically during heavy traffic.
Nonetheless, the CDA board member said the public firm was cognisant of the concern being encountered by motorists which was why it will certainly engage solutions of the FWO for smooth conclusion of the job.
At the same time, resources claimed the CDA will also award the contract of development as well as overhauling of I.J.P. Road job worth Rs6 billion to the FWO.
The roadway connects Islamabad with Rawalpindi and also is a significant path for hefty transportation originating from Punjab as well as Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) towards Taxila, Attock and also Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Against its initial layout, it has been dealing with rush hour for years.
This is the reason why the roadway is in a dilapidated problem.
The sources said no severe repair work was done throughout the last many years as a result of which splits have actually created all along the road. It is one of the busiest roadways in Islamabad and Rawalpindi and is frequently made use of due to the visibility of the basic bus stand at Pirwadahi.
Likewise, investors of various other parts of the nation likewise use this road as the Sabzi Mandi and also Islamabad’s wholesale market is positioned along it.