In order to resolve the traffic issues in the Federal Capital city of Islamabad, the chief civic agency of the federal capital started working on widening the Service Road (West) of the G-7 sector in Islamabad.
After this, it can handle the traffic heading from Faisal Mosque to Zero Point once the main road is closed for the construction work on building an underpass at the Sector G-7/G-8.
To ensure the smooth flow of traffic on the avenue, Chief Commissioner of Islamabad Amer Ali Ahmed and the Capital Development Authority (CDA) has directed the engineering wing of the body to conceive a comprehensive traffic diversion plan in consultation with the traffic police of the capital city of Islamabad as well as the Transport and Traffic Planning Directorate of the CDA, before the construction work on the underpass starts.
It has been observed that in the first phase of widening the Service Road (West) of the Sector G-7, the heavy machinery has been deployed on the site by the contractor of the project.
According to the details, earthwork for Sector G-7’s Service Road (W) is in progress and traffic will be diverted on to it next weekend so that initial excavation work on the underpass can start.
In the next phase, the authorities to start work on widening the Service Road (East) of Sector G-8 so that the traffic coming from Zero Point and Kashmir Highway can be diverted on it.
As per the plan, the commuters traveling towards Jinnah Avenue, Margalla Road, and Faisal Mosque will be using the Service Road (East) of the Sector G-8 to avert the traffic congestion in the area.
It is pertinent to mention here that the underpass will help connect the eastern and western parts of the Federal Capital city of Islamabad through a signal-free corridor.