To accommodate China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and to make it easy for general public to travel, the Government of Pakistan has already initiated several projects regarding the expansion of Motorway.
After the completion of under-development motorway extends, the length of motorway system will achieve 2,000 kilometers in next three years. About the under development ventures, PM Pakistan said that initiation of the development work of the Havelian-Thakot Motorway segment was done in April this year. The 118-kilometer area of the motorway – part of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) – is required to be finished in three years with a cost of Rs 133.90 billion. He said that the work on 59 KM Burhan-Havelian turnpike (E-35) – otherwise called Hazara Motorway – is going all out and it will end up plainly operational by December 2017. The venture costs Rs 129 billion. The work on 393 KM Sukkur-Multan motorway was introduced on May 6 and the six-path venture will be finished with the money related help of China. The motorway beginning from Multan would go through Jalalpur, Peerwala, Ahmed Pur, East Ubaro, Pano Aqil and end at Sukkur. The venture would contain 54 spans including one noteworthy scaffold on River Sutlej. The motorway will have 12 benefit ranges, 10 rest zones, 11 trades, 10 flyovers, and 426 underpasses, he said. Development for the Rs 17 billion Gojra-Shorkot area had been partitioned into two stages to guarantee finish inside the briefest conceivable time. The 56-KM Faisalabad-Gojra and 57-KM Khanewal-Multan had as of now been finished and have turned out to be practical.
On August 13, the Shorkot-Khanewal area of M-4 motorway was propelled. The venture will be finished at a cost of about Rs 22 billion over a time of two years. After fruition, the venture will enhance Pakistan’s imperative north-south street organize, advance monetary development, make business openings and guarantee local network. As indicated by the agreement assertion, the current 4 Lane Karachi-Hyderabad Superhighway is being changed over in 6-path Motorway, meeting universal benchmarks, in accordance with worldwide practices over next 25 years. The bit of the Karachi-Lahore Motorway between Abdul Hakeem and Lahore will be 230 KM long and will generally parallel the Ravi River. The street will start in Lahore and pass six trades before joining the M-4 motorway close Shorkot and Khanewal, the NHA official said.