Karachi, June 26, 2012 (PPI-OT): KMC Administrator Muhammad Hussain Syed has directed to further speed up the work on construction of Rs289million worth Jinnah Terminal Flyover. Addressing a review meeting on the completion of present uplift works in city he said that all available resources must be incorporated to ensure timely completion of this project.
Those who attended this meeting include director General Technical Services Altaf G. Memon, Senior Director Transport and Communication Muhammad Ather, D.G Mass Transit Rasheed Mughal, Chief Engineer East Muhammad Hussain Baloch and other officers.
Administrator Karachi said Sharae Faisal was a very busy corridor of the city and it experienced lot of traffic pressure coming to and from the international airport. Any negligence in its development works would therefore not be tolerated.
He also directed to ensure the implementation of alternate traffic plan with the help of traffic police so that the flow of surrounding traffic could be maintained and the passengers and commuters should not have to face any problem.
In a briefing to Administrator Muhammad Hussain Syed it was informed that the 570 meter long flyover would have 9 spans in between and this had been made sure to use high quality iron and other material for construction of this bridge. Administrator Karachi directed that international standard must be complied with in the construction work.
In a briefing on the construction of Zulfiqarabad Oil Tanker’s Terminal during the meeting, the KMC Administrator was informed that the leveling and dressing work on 150 acres land going on speedily and the construction of overhead and underground water storage tank and prayer place would be constructed after completion of this work.
Administrator Karachi on this occasion directed to incorporate heavy machinery in this work besides the use of manpower so that this could be finished in time. He also instructed the concerned officials to complete the construction of boundary wall of the terminal in the current week.
“It had been an old demand of the citizens of Karachi which was being fulfilled now and after the completion of this terminal no oil tanker in the city will be allowed to park at any other place. He said this terminal would have the capacity for parking of 2375 oil tankers at a time and this would solve the problem of parking of oil tankers at various locations in the city.” He said The meeting also reviewed the reconstruction work of Shara-e-Quaideen which is being carried out with an estimated cost of Rs315million.
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