The Express Tribune tribune.com.pk 23 Feb, 2021 09:00 am

7-km of travel nightmare yet to be fixed

7-km of travel nightmare yet to be fixed
Repair work on the only main road of Abbottabad from Piffers Chowk to Mirpur is under way but the slow pace of work is creating traffic problems for the locals as well as the inter-city commuters

He said that as per documents the project completion date is May 21 but NHA is trying to complete it before time.Read In pictures: Scenic Gwadar stadium hosts first-ever cricket match Earlier NHA Deputy Director Masood Khan had said that the target time has been reduced from six months to three months by increasing machinery as well as labour on the road and the last week of February was a fixed deadline for completion of the project.NHA Assistant Director Wasiullah Khan said the deadline of the project has been extended to March 15 as they have been trying hard to complete this project before time.The only main road of the tourism hub connecting travellers to Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan was in a dilapidated state due to delays in the repair of the stretch of KKH passing through the city.

Repair work on the only main road of Abbottabad from Piffers Chowk to Mirpur is under way but the slow pace of work is creating traffic problems for the locals as well as the inter-city commuters.The project executor UGALCO Construction Company has doubled the deployment of machinery as well as labour to speed up the construction work so that target time would be reduced.

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