Earlier today, in a bid to ease rush hour traffic issues in Islamabad, the Capital Development Authority (CDA) has directed the Engineering, Finance, and Planning departments to arrange a probability report for construction plans.
According to the details, supposedly, the project will be carried out in segments. The first phase will include the construction of flyovers and underpasses on Margalla Road in F-10 and E-11, the areas with traffic jamming issues, particularly during peak hours. The media report also proposes that the project will begin in February 2021.
On 17th December, Sheikh Rashid the Minister of Interior, ordered the confiscation of all security check posts from the roads of Islamabad to smooth the flow of traffic. Accordingly, 18 of 21 check posts were instantly removed by the authorities. He told the media that the new smart patrol cars would swap the check posts.
Sheikh Rashid announced at a press conference yesterday that only 3 check posts, 2 near luxury hotels and 1 on Margalla Road, would remain serviceable.
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