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Contract awarded for construction of #Sialkot #Kharian #Motorway M-12 project

The NHA awarded the contract for the 69-kilometre Sialkot-Kharian Motorway (M-12) project to a partnership of Frontier Works Organization (FWO) and SMC Private Limited according to news sources.
The meeting was presided over by Chairman NHA Khurram Agha, and it was agreed that the Letter of Intent (LOI) will be given as soon as possible. Three construction companies submitted bids, and all three were found appropriate for the job.
Following careful evaluation, the FWO and SMC joint venture was determined to be the best fit.

The project will cost PKR 27.32 billion and FWO will get PKR 1 billion subsidies from the government annually for 8 years through Viability Gap Funding (VGF).
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Some recent discussion has prompted me to do a quick thread on some UK road gantries (Disclaimer: Not A Designer). You may have noticed the latest road gantries have different designs and look bigger, & bulkier, than previous designs 1/ #roads #motorway #gantry #construction Image
Pic 1 is of a cantilever MS4 (large square matrix display) gantry, has been around for 10yrs+, it looks very sleek, slender and unobtrusive - contrast to pic 2, also for an MS4, which looks far bigger and bulkier 2/ ImageImage
The main reason is the tech - old 1980s road gantries were designed as accessible - there's a ladder access on the left gantry leg - to allow maintenance. However they didn't really get used except for by trespassers to unfold banners from (Remember the M1 in 2016 anyone?)3/ Image
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Sarsabz-o-Shadab #Pakistan.

According to ISPR, the Pakistan Army formations planted around 29 million trees from 2018 onwards and are planting 5 million trees during the current monsoon season as part of the Sarsabz-o-Shadab Pakistan. Image
The Frontier Works Organization (FWO) as part of “Green Motorways Initiative” is planting around one million saplings astride the motorways in the next two and a half years.
The Initiative encompasses planting and nurturing 600,000 plants along #Lahore-#Islamabad #Motorway (M-2), 180,000 plants along #Karachi-#Hyderabad Motorway (M-9), 120,000 plants along Lahore-#Sialkot Motorway (M-11) and over 100,000 plants astride #Swat Motorway.
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Opening of 80 km Section #Havelian-#Thakot #Motorway for traffic before Eid-ul-Azha Motorway Police deployment in process Chairman NHA paid detailed visit to project today & gave necessary instructions to officers & staff posted there. Senior officers of NHA were also present Image
Giving instructions, Chairman National Highway Authority Capt ®️ Sikander Qayyum, said necessary coordination with National Highways and Motorways Police shall be made to open road for traffic before upcoming Eid. He said, tunnels located on this highway shall be made brightful.
He further said, Tunnel operational staff and Toll Plazas shall also be arranged immediately to the road for traffic. He asked the concerned General Manager to visit Service Areas
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#Sukkur-#Hyderabad #Motorway to accept foreign investment

The National Highway Authority (#NHA) has arranged a road show here on Tuesday to attract foreign investment for Sukkur-Hyderabad Motorway (M-6).

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According to APP, the length of the proposed Sukkur-Hyderabad Motorway will be 306km, with 14 interchanges, one major bridge on River Indus, 6 flyovers, 10 Service Areas and 12 Rest Areas, said General Manager NHA (Public Private Partnership) Azeem Tahir.
The project is planned to be completed in 30 months at a construction cost of approximately Rs 175 billion with Intelligent Transport System (ITS).
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