News sources said that on Sunday, August 14, PM Shehbaz Sharif opened the Rawal Chowk flyover and underpass project in Islamabad. The project was supposed to be done in October, but it is already open to traffic.
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During Independence Day celebrations, the premier is said to have cut the ribbon on the new PKR 1 billion flyover. At this time, Capital Development Authority (CDA) Chairman Amir Ali Ahmad told the prime minister that the construction work had been finished by the Frontier Works Organization (FWO) in 100 days, even though it had been raining a lot. He also told the prime minister that the project includes a flyover and two underpasses that can handle up to 100,000 vehicles per day of traffic. Also, people will be able to get to and from Chak Shehzad, Serena Chowk, and Faizabad. He said that the remaining work on the underpasses will be done in 25 days, after which they will also be open to traffic.
The premier was also told about the Bhara Kahu underpass project and ordered that it be finished in four months. He said that program to help the public are very important and that there will be no delays in putting them into action.