A section of Faisalabad to Multan Motorway (M-4) will be inaugurated today. The 62 kilometres Gojra-Shorkot Section of the motorway will be opened for traffic today.
The section will be inaugurated by Minister for Communications Murad Saeed. He will inaugurate it at the Shorkot interchange. A ceremony will take place to make sure the section is operational for the general public.
The ceremony will be attended by National Highway Authority (NHA) and Ministry of Communications senior officials along with the federal minister.
There are three interchanges part of the Gojra-Shorkot section located at Toba Tek Singh, Warriyamwala and Shorkot. Also it will have 21 underpasses and 39 subways.
There are four sections in M-4 which incorporates Faisalabad-Gojra 84 kilometres long section, Gojra-Shorkot 61-kilometer long section, Shorkot-Khanewal 64-kilometer long section and Khanewal-Multan 45-kilometer long section.
The General Manager Construction (M-4) Muhammad Shoaib revealed that the section was constructed in two parts, one 31-km long from Gojra to Jamani and second 30-km long from Jamani to Shorkot.
The former costs Rs 7.45 billion while the latter was completed at a cost of Rs 8.65 billion.