LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif chaired a meeting and approved elevated expressway project on GT Road from Ravi Bridge to Kala Shah Kaku.
The 6-km-long elevated expressway would comprise eight lanes. Six lanes would be used for traffic and two would be reserved for metro bus. The 4.5-KM portion of the expressway would be elevated; while 1.5-KM portion on ground. The meeting decided to extend metro bus service from Shahdara to Rachna Town.
The chief minister said that latest infrastructure helped enhance economic and industrial activities. He said that the elevated expressway project would result in improved traffic system and provision of better transport facilities to the citizens.
Shahbaz Sharif directed the authorities concerned to plan construction of another bridge on the River Ravi besides beautification of elevated expressway with horticulture.