Swat Motorway to be operational in June
Peshawar: The Swat Motorway will be fully operational by June, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan was informed, as reported by the news sources.
The chief minister, while chairing a meeting on the proposed Swat Motorway Phase II and Peshawar Dera Ismail Khan Motorway, was informed of the progress, said a statement.
The relevant officials told the meeting that the lining of the Mardan-bound main motorway tunnel had been completed, while equipment installation was in progress. They added that excavation in four auxiliary tunnels had been completed, whereas the lining was in progress.
The officials also claimed that the main alignment is expected to be opened to all types of traffic by the end of the current fiscal year i.e. June 2020. They said the Swat Motorway Extension-I (48km) and Extension-II (36km) from Chakdara to Fatehpur had been included in the Public Sector Development Programme projects, while the commercial and financial feasibility for the project had been completed.