PM Abbasi to inaugurate ground breaking of Rawalipindi – Kahuta road

Islamabad: The Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will inaugurate the start of work on dualization, rehabilitation and improvement of Rawalpindi-Kahuta road on March 03, 2018.

The project for dualization of 28 km long section is divided into two packages. Under the first package, 16.5 km section will be built from Kaakpul interchange to Trikiyan, while the second package of 12 km will be from Trikiyan to Kahuta.

The project includes a 4-lane bridge over Sihala Railway crossing, Sihala bypass and Kahuta bypass in addition to three bridges, one underpass and 50 box culverts. Lane width will be 3.65 m (each) with 0.6 m inner shoulder and 2.5 m outer shoulder. The design speed will be 100 km/hr in plain terrain and 80 km/hr in hilly terrain. The total cost of the project (including land cost) is around Rs. 12 billion.

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