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Flyover and Underpass Approved for Garhi Shahu, Lahore

Lahore, a city known for its rich history and vibrant culture, is set to embark on a transformative journey at the heart of its bustling streets – Garhi Shahu Chowk. The Punjab Development Working Party (PDWP) has given the nod for a groundbreaking project, approving the construction of a much-needed flyover and underpass at this critical junction.

A Solution to Traffic Woes

Traffic congestion has been a persistent challenge at Garhi Shahu Chowk, impacting both commuters and the overall flow of the city. Recognizing this issue, the PDWP has allocated a substantial budget of Rs. 3,951.469 million for the construction of a flyover and underpass. This infrastructure development is poised to bring relief to thousands of daily commuters who navigate through this busy intersection.

Approvals and Vision

The approval of this significant project took place during the 37th meeting of the PDWP, led by Chairman Planning and Development (P&D) Board, Iftikhar Ali Sahoo. This move reflects a commitment to addressing the evolving needs of Lahore’s urban landscape. Secretary P&D Board Muzaffar Khan Sial, along with other key officials, contributed to shaping the vision of a more accessible and efficient city.

Beyond Garhi Shahu Chowk

The commitment to progress doesn’t stop at Garhi Shahu Chowk. The meeting also greenlit the construction of a signal-free corridor from Karim Market to Motorway (M-2) Phase-I, Lahore, with an allocated budget of Rs. 2,975.034 million. This forward-thinking initiative aims to enhance connectivity and streamline transportation across key areas of the city.

Cultural Heritage and Pilgrim Trails

In a holistic approach to development, the PDWP also approved Rs. 635 million for the conservation and upgradation of shrines and mosques in Uch Sharif. This includes the creation of a pilgrim trail, emphasizing the preservation of cultural heritage alongside modern infrastructure improvements.

Looking Ahead

As the construction gears up, Lahore anticipates a positive shift in its urban landscape. The flyover and underpass project at Garhi Shahu Chowk aligns with the broader vision of creating a city that seamlessly blends modernity with heritage, easing the daily lives of its residents.

Stay tuned for more updates as Lahore drives forward on the path of progress, transforming its intersections, preserving its heritage, and ensuring a smoother journey for all.

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