CDWP Approves Hyderabad-Sukkur Motorway and Peshawar Ring-Road Projects

The Central Development Working Party (CDWP), on Friday, recommended four development projects worth Rs. 352.9 billion to the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) for approval. The forum took up four projects which include the Construction of Hyderabad-Sukkur (306KM), 6-lanes, Construction of the Northern Section of Ring Road from Warsak Road to Nasir Bagh Road, and Restoration & Revamping of Gujjar and Orangi Nullahs.

The CDWP recommended the construction of Hyderabad-Sukkur (306KM), 6-lanes divided fenced motorway on a BOT basis to the ECNEC. The total cost of the project is Rs. 308.19 billion and NHA will execute the project.

The motorway is proposed as a high-speed toll road facility for efficient and safe transportation, which will start from Hyderabad (end of Karachi-Hyderabad Motorway M-9) and terminate at Naro Canal (Start of Sukkur – Multan Motorway-M-5).

The project alignment passes through Jamshoro, Tando Adam, Hala, Shahdadpur, Nawabshah, Moro, Dadu, Naushahro Feroze, Mehrabpur, Rasoolpur, Larkana, Khairpur, and Sukkur.

Scope of Work
The scope of work includes the construction of the main bridge over River Indus, 15 Interchanges, 6 flyovers, 19 overpass bridges, 76 Canal bridges, 154 subways, 137 Cattle Creeps, and a drainage structure.