Margalla Avenue To Be Completed By Dec.

ISLAMABAD -- The work on under construction Margalla Avenue is progressing at full pace and the project would be ready for opening before 31st of December.

The construction work on Phase I of Margalla Road (from GT Road to D-12) is near completion as over 75pc work has already been completed.

Earlier, the contractor, Frontier Work Organisation (FWO), was facing an issue in the area due to the graveyard but now it has also been resolved. The CDA board in June approved shifting of the road towards the southern side and C-13 and D-12 to preserve the graveyard. Earlier, the CDA was planning to construct either a tunnel or a flyover to avoid the graveyard.

The portion of the road starts from GT Road and ends in D-12 from where after construction of an interchange and a small portion of 11th Avenue it will be linked with Khayaban-i-Iqbal.

The 33-km long Margalla Road from GT Road to Bhara Kahu...

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