Development of the seventh Avenue interchange to start quickly within the capital – DAWN.com

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ISLAMABAD: With the intention to resolve the long-standing drawback of site visitors jams in the course of the town, the civic company is able to start building of an interchange on the junction of seventh Avenue and the freeway Srinagar close to Aabpara.

CDA acquired affords from two firms and a consortium of three different firms.

The civic company has opened the technical affords of firms and the method of evaluating them is underway. Officers stated monetary affords may also be opened quickly to award the contract.

“The long-standing drawback of site visitors jams on the seventh Avenue junction goes to be resolved. The interchange will deliver nice reduction to the residents who’re each day confronted with site visitors jams at this exact stage, ”stated CDA President Amer Ali Ahmed.

Chatting with Daybreak, he stated the Engineering Wing will quickly open monetary bids to award the contract.

“Not solely this alternate, we may also be beginning different tasks that embody an interchange at 10th Avenue and the revision of I.J.P. Highway, ”he says.

The interchange will probably be clover with 4 left and proper loops on the junction of seventh Avenue, Srinagar Expressway, Khayaban-i-Soharwardi and Backyard Avenue. There will probably be an underground passage to attach the 2 components of Khayaban-i-Soharwardi, ADC officers stated.

Technical affords have been submitted by Habib Development Firm, (which not too long ago constructed the G-7, G-Eight interchange), the Nationwide Logistics Cell (NLC) and the three way partnership of Maaksons, Calson and Maqbool Associates.

Officers stated that when launched, the Rs 1.5 billion undertaking will probably be accomplished inside a yr.

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The seventh Avenue interchange undertaking was designed in 2008. On a number of events it has been submitted to CDA's Growth Working Group (DWP) for PC-1 approval, however every time it has objected to. Nonetheless, on the DWP assembly held in October final yr, PC-1 was authorized.

In distinction, with the absence of an interchange on the seventh Avenue-Srinagar junction, motorists face each day site visitors jams attributable to extended site visitors lights, particularly throughout rush hour.

Officers stated presently the F-9 sign on ninth Avenue and the junction on seventh Avenue have been the factors that testify to large site visitors jams.

"Along with the seventh Avenue interchange, we’re additionally planning to construct an interchange on the F-9 signage space on ninth Avenue," a CDA engineer stated. He stated the ninth Avenue interchange was within the design section.

The official stated building of the Rawal Dam Interchange, PWD Underpass and the Korang Bridge Extension is underway.

Posted in Daybreak, February 20, 2021

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