Construction work of M-14 expected to be completed soon
Construction work of Hakla-Dera Ismail Khan Motorway (M-14) project has been laid out and it is expected to be accomplished within a few months.
According to National Highway Authority (NHA), a four-lane 292-kilometer motorway formed an important part of the Western alignment of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) which has been divided into five sections.
Currently, over 94 percent of work has been completed on the Yarik-Rehmanikhel section of the motorway which started in 2017 and was awarded to M/s NLC that begun in July 2017.
The contract of Rehmanikhel-Kot Belian section was awarded to M/s SKB-KNK joint venture, it has been divided into two packages, and work on Package-1 has been 90% completed whereas on Package-II over 93% progress has been done. Work on this part began in July 2017.
While the work on the construction on Kot Belian-Tarap kicked off in October 2016 and the contract had been given to M/s FWO.
The contract of Tarap-Pindi Gheb section had been awarded to M/s Limak-ZKB Joint Venture, adding, its work was started in November 2016 and so far 68.8 percent of work has been completed.
The contract of Pindi, Gheb-Hakla section had also been awarded to M/s Limak-ZKB JV. Work on the section was started in January 2017 and so far over 64 percent of progress has been achieved.
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