Hazara Motorway to become fully operational for traffic next month
MANSEHRA: The remaining 12-km under-construction section of Hazara Motorway from Shah Maqsood Interchange to Havelian Interchange will be opened for traffic next month, said the National Highway Authority (NHA) on Monday.
According to the NHA, after completion of this portion, the motorway would become fully operational and provide a modern six-lane road facility to the people of Havelian, Abbottabad, Mansehra and adjoining areas.
The 47-km section of the Hassanabdal-Havelian Motorway from Burhan to Shah Maqsood interchange was opened for traffic in December last year.
The stretch of motorway from Havelian passes through Abbottabad, Mansehra and Shinkiari, ending at Thakot.
It will have five tunnels -two at Abbotabad, one each at Battal, Karmong and Mansehra.
Minister of State for Communications Murad Saeed in a statement last month said that completion of the CPEC was the top most priority of the government.
He said the CPEC was a highly important project in the history of the country and the government was responsible for ensuring provision of its benefits to common people.