LAHORE: Lahore Development Authority (LDA) Director-General Muhammad Ali Randhawa on Wednesday visited the construction site of the Sagian Road Project to inspect the ongoing development work.
The civic agency’s Chief Engineer, Mazhar Hussain Khan, briefed the LDA DG regarding new updates about the ongoing project. The DG was briefed that the costs for the project amounted to Rs.3.40 billion, stating that rehabilitation and construction were underway throughout the 4.4 km strip from Ravi Bridge to Phool Mandi Chowk, 3.1km road from Phool Man0i Chowk to Faizpur Interchange, and the 1.2km road from Phool Mandi Chowk to Lahore Sheikhupura Road.
The LDA DG stated that the project is significant for the development of the city since it connects the entrances and exits of Lahore. He also added that the completion of the project will resolve issues such as traffic congestion and sewerage in the area.
The DG expressed his satisfaction with the pace of the ongoing development. He also stated that the project will entail further beautification of the area as the government would also install traffic signs, LED street lights, and stormwater drains.
The completion of the Sagian Road project is essential for the city as it would benefit more than 100,000 vehicles that pass through this road on a daily basis, allowing millions of rupees to be saved in terms of fuel costs.