The technical team of the Punjab Central Business District Development Authority (PCBDDA) held a meeting with high officials of the Lahore Traffic Police to finalize the Traffic Diversion Plan for the remodeling of Lahore’s Kalma Chowk and construction of the CBD Boulevard.
The meeting was presided over by Executive Director (Technical) Mr. Riaz Hussain and attended by Director Project Management Mr. Asif Iqbal, Lahore Traffic Police SP Mr. Asif Sadiq, DSPs Muneer Hashmi, Rashid Hayat, Azam Chohan and Akhlaq Ahmed..
Kalma Chowk & CBD Boulevard Traffic Diversion Plan
The technical team of the PCBDDA explained Traffic Diversion Plan for remodeling of the Kalma Chowk Underpass and construction of the CBD Boulevard. In the first phase of construction, one side of the main boulevard would be open for traffic coming from Barkat Market and going towards Liberty Chowk.
Meanwhile, the service lane would be operation for traffic coming from Firdous Market (Ali Zeb Road) for Barkat Market and Ferozepur Road.
Furthermore, the traffic coming from Model Town towards Liberty would be diverted from Gaddafi Stadium. Meanwhile, a clear passage was also suggested for the residents of Falcon Society. “The traffic police officers agreed with the [Traffic Diversion Plan] with some minor changes.” said a spokesman. “Moreover, we will keep the people updated about the changes in the plan if there is any development work,”
The authority has assured safety, comfort and a hassle-free travel for all commuters during the remodeling of Kalma Chowk Underpass and construction of CBD Boulevard.