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  • New road, PR land acquisition increase cost of Kahna Kachcha Flyover

    LAHORE: The cost to be incurred on land and structure acquisition and other ancillary services for construction of the Kahna Kachcha Flyover has doubled in the revised PC-I of the project...

    The cost has increased massively keeping in view an access road to LDA City and its extension up to Hadyara Drain as well as acquisition of 25 kanals belonging to Pakistan Railways to cater to the probable traffic increase, Dawn learnt...

  • Habibabad flyover opens

    KASUR: The Habibabad flyover on Multan Road near Pattoki was opened to traffic on Wednesday...

    The flyover which replaced an old bridge built in 1986 is 867-metre long and 26...

  • New flyover develops cracks

    GUJRANWALA: The newly-constructed flyover on Rawalpindi (Lohianwala) bypass which was opened to traffic a month ago has apparently developed cracks...

    The flyover contract was given to the National Logistic Cell (NLC) by the district administration...

  • Bab-i-Peshawar flyover approved

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has formally approved construction of two-level flyover at Phase-III square of Hayatabad-Jamrud Road that is named as Bab-i-Peshawar (gateway of Peshawar)...

    An agreement to this effect has also been signed between the Peshawar Development Authority and NLC wherein the latter will construct this flyover in three months...

  • 500m flyover added to signal-free project

    LAHORE: The signal-free project from Liberty roundabout to Shadman via Jail Road has been amended with construction of a four-lane flyover that will approximately cost Rs400 million...

    Sources told Dawn on Friday that the plan to construct a 500-metre-long flyover from near McDonald’s on Main Boulevard, Gulberg, to around 200 to 300 metres before Sherpao bridge via Fawara Chowk has been approved by the authorities...

  • At least 14 killed, 70 injured as flyover collapses in Kolkata

    KOLKATA: At least 14 people were killed and dozens more injured when a flyover collapsed in Kolkata on Thursday, an official said, as emergency workers battled to rescue people trapped under the rubble...

    The flyover was under construction when it collapsed onto a crowded street around lunchtime, crushing pedestrians, cars and other vehicles under concrete slabs and metal...

  • 'No more survivors', 25 killed in India flyover collapse; five officials detained

    KOLKATA: Rescue officials said on Friday there are no more survivors trapped under the rubble of a flyover that collapsed killing at least 25 people, as Indian police detained five construction company staff over the accident...

    Construction of the two-kilometre-long flyover began in 2009 and was supposed to be completed within 18 months, but suffered a series of hold-ups...

  • Bab-i-Peshawar flyover opens for traffic

    PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak and senior provincial minister Inayatullah jointly inaugurated the Bab-i-Peshawar flyover on Monday...

    Bab-i-Peshawar flyover is the country’s second multi-level flyover — the first was built in Karachi...

  • CM wants Malir flyover completed by 15th

    KARACHI: Expressing anger over the undue delay in completion of the Malir 15 flyover, Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah told the local government ministry on Friday to speed up the construction as its slow pace was causing hardship to the citizens...

    The CM stressed the need to accelerate the construction on the Malir flyover and the Golimar underpass in the larger interest of the public...

  • Korangi Crossing flyover project launched without Sepa’s approval

    KARACHI: The Korangi Crossing flyover whose ground-breaking was recently performed by the chief minister has been launched without approval of the Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (Sepa) and consultation with stakeholders, it emerged on Saturday...

    Speaking to Dawn, representatives of institutions situated in the area regretted that though the flyover’s construction would directly affect their businesses and services, the Karachi...

  • Work on Takht Bhai flyover faces delay

    MARDAN: Residents of Takht Bhai tehsil and its adjacent areas have demanded of the authorities concerned to ensure early completion of Takht Bhai flyover and avoid further delay in the project...

    Sources said that the project of Takht Bhai railway crossing flyover had been tendered on Nov 28, 2012 during the Awami National Party-led provincial government...

  • Korangi Crossing flyover opens to traffic amid inquiry into ‘fake’ inauguration

    KARACHI: The newly-constructed flyover at Korangi Crossing was finally opened to traffic on Tuesday on a directive of the chief minister who had told the authorities not to wait for official inauguration of road and flyover projects after their completion, officials said...

    The blockades, which had been placed on the flyover after its ‘fake’ inauguration on Sunday, were removed in the light of the chief minister’s order...

  • Under-construction flyover the bane of motorists

    GUJRAT: Construction work on a flyover at Shaheen Chowk interchange along Gujrat bypass has become an inconvenience for the motorists on GT Road...

    The Shaheen flyover is a project of the federal government with a cost of Rs890 million which is to be completed within a year...

  • Flyover collapses in Varanasi, kills 18

    LUCKNOW: At least 18 people died on Tuesday after a flyover collapsed in northern India, crushing vehicles and passengers under tonnes of concrete, a rescue official said...

    A witness said a section of the flyover, which was still under construction, collapsed onto the street, crushing buses and cars...

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