ISLAMABAD: Work on G-7/G-8 underpass at Faisal Avenue has been resumed. Effective traffic management/diversion, in consultation with Islamabad Traffic Police, is being ensured to maintain the traffic flow on the avenue, while transplantation of trees, affected due to project, is also being carried out.
In the first phase excavation on the eastern side has been started. In order to maintain smooth traffic flow in the construction area, traffic emerging from Faisal Mosque leading to Zero point, Kashmir Highway, etc has been diverted on the Service Road (west) of Sector G-7 which has been already widened to accommodate the heavy traffic flow.
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A modern tree transplanter is also being utilized to shift the grown pine cheer trees, affected due to construction work, at the alternative places in the vicinity. In addition to transplantation of grown trees, 100 cheer (چیٹر) plants were also planted near this underpass so that on completing this project will not only ease the traffic flow on the avenue but would also add beauty to the city.
In line with the instructions of management, regarding ensuring smooth traffic flow on the avenue during the construction process, a comprehensive traffic diversion plan for the vicinity in consultation with the Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) and other concerned formations of the authority has also been prepared. For the implementation of the traffic diversion plan, senior officers of Islamabad Traffic Police and officers of the concerned formation of the authority met at the site and finalized the diversion plan. In this context, proper traffic signs, diversion and warning boards have been installed at different places. Moreover, instructions have also been issued that proper cordoning of the area be made to avoid any untoward incident.
The construction of the underpass would be completed in six (06) months. The construction of this underpass on Faisal Avenue will not only improve the flow of traffic on Faisal Avenue, but will provide the swift access to the residents of Sector G-7 and G-8.
The construction of the under pass would be completed in six (06) months. The construction of this underpass on Faisal Avenue will not only improve the flow of traffic on Faisal Avenue, but will provide the swift access to the residents of Sector G-7 and G-8.
Islamabad – Traffic Plan:
Traffic Diversion Plan for Under Construction area at Faisal Avenue from 23rd January 2020 till culmination of work.
G-7/2 loop till ADBP (Agriculture Development Bank of Pakistan) U Turn on Faisal Avenue will be closed.
1- Commuters commuting from Faisal Chowk, Khayaban Chowk and Blue Area towards Zero Point Via Faisal Avenue will take left from G-7/2 loop and Service Road.
2- Commuters commuting from Bhatai Road, Sitara Market will be diverted towards Street No 9, G-7/2 Khyber Plaza Service Road.
3 – Residents of G-6, G-7, F-6, F-7, and Blue area can commute via 7th Avenue and residents of G-8, F-8 and F-10 can commute via 9th Avenue towards Kashmir Highway.
Plan travel accordingly.
Traffic Plan update by Toofani Updates