CDA to up-grade I.J Principal road

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has awarded the contract for up-gradation of I.J Principal Road to facilitate the ever growing commuters on the road.

An official of CDA told the state-run news agency that under this project the I.J Principal Road from Pindora Chungi to G.T Road will be re-carpeted, lane marking will be carried out and missing facilities will be provided.

He said the drainage system on the both sides of the road will be up-graded in addition to the uplift of green areas along the road. He was further informed that all codel formalities have been completed for immediate initiation of rehabilitation work on the project.

He further said that construction of dualized service roads, East and West, of sector E-11 will be completed with the cost of 240 million while second carriage way from the round about service road (west) of sector G-10 to Khaybaan-e-Iqbal will cost 320 million.

‘All formalities and procedures for the construction of two under passes on Faisal Avenue at F-8/F-7 and G-8/G-7 has been completed and next few days tenders of the both projects will be floated in the national press so that the contract could be awarded,” he said.

He said due to huge burden of heavy traffic on I.J Principal Road and further connecting it with Metro Bus Service, it was dire need of the hour to upgrade I.J Principal Road to facilitate the ever growing commuters.