KARACHI: In the second phase of development program, 13 mega projects will be launched next month in Karachi.
The Sindh government had allocated Rs7.34 billion for the 13 mega development projects in Karachi in its 2017-18 budget. These mega projects will be completed by June 2018.
The projects include four flyovers along with roads, water drains and improvement of infrastructure. Roads leading to the Cantonment Railway Station will be rebuilt with a drainage system on modern lines. Tipu Sultan bridge, Khalid Bin Walid interchange, roundabouts and roads from Fawara Chowk to Garden will also be rebuilt. The modification and reconstruction of Zaibunnisa Street and Abdullah Haroon Road will also be undertaken.
The ICI Bridge Intersection will be expanded with the installation of signals. Tipu Sultan Road will be reconstructed, while roads connecting the National Stadium to the New Town police station and Millennium Mall will also be widened.
Two flyovers will be constructed at the intersections of Shaheed-e-Millat Road and Tipu Sultan Road and Khalid Bin Waleed Road in order to provide signal-free access to commuters from Baloch Colony Flyover to the Jail Road Bridge. A flyover is also planned on Sunset Boulevard on Korangi Road as well.