Multan Sukkur Motorway M5 will be operational by August 2019

Multan Sukkur Motorway M5 will be operational by August 2019

ISLAMABAD: Multan Sukkur Motorway (M5) is 392 kilometers long the work on M5 Section started in August 2016 and expected to be operational by August 2019.

The Sukkur Multan section, 392 Km essentially follows the Left Bank of River Indus from Multan onwards connects with (M4) towards the Faisalabad and Abdul Hakeem Motorway (M3) towards Lahore.

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Sukkur Multan Motorway M5 will be operational by August  2019
Sukkur Multan Motorway M5 will be operational by August 2019

Sukkur Multan Motorway M5 is a component of the multi-phase Peshawar Karachi Motorway planned under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

6 Lanes wide Motorway will reduce travel time between Multan and Sukkur from 6 and a half hours drive to only 3 hours and 30 minutes.

Once the Motorway M5 gets operational, the travel time from Lahore to Sukkur will be 6 hours and 30 minutes.

Sukkur Multan Motorway M5 on the Map
Sukkur Multan Motorway M5 on the Map
M-5 Multan Sukkur Motorway
InterchangeJunctionLocation
MultanBahawalpur Rd
ShujaabadLodhran Rd
Jalalpur PirwalaLodhran Rd
Uch SharifAlipur Rd
Taranda
Zahir PeerChachran Sharif Rd
BahadarpurKaman Bhutta – Sadiqabad N5
GudduSadiqabad Kashmore Rd
GhotkiJDW Unit 3Sugar Mill Rd
Pano AqilLocal Rd
Sukkur N-5

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Khanewal to Abdul Hakeem section is about to be completed soon which will connect Peshawar, Islamabad, and Lahore with Multan directly.

The remaining section to be completed soon between Khanewal to Abdul Hakeem
The remaining section to be completed soon between Khanewal to Abdul Hakeem

According to some commuters, Motorway M5 is partially open for light vehicles however, officially it will be operational in August 2019.

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