Hazara Motorway inauguration announced
ISLAMABAD: About 47 kilometer section of Hassanabdal-Havelian Motorway,commonly known as Hazara Motorway have been completed form Burhan to Shah Maqsoodan interchange would be opened for trafficon December 15.According to an NHA official, the 20 kilometer Package-I,which starts from Burhan and ends at Jarikas and the 20 kilometerPackage-II, which starts from Jarikas and ends at Sarai Saleh, havebeen completed.
He said the total length of Hazara Motorway from Hassanabdal toHavelian would be 59.1 km. The project would have five interchangeswith toll plazas at their entrance / exit points.
He said the construction work of SaraiSaleh-Havelian section under for Package-III is going on smoothly andup to Abbotabad,the motorway would be opened for traffic by Februarynext year.
After opening of this section motorway would become fullyoperational, he added.He said that a section upto MAnshera of of Havelian-ThakotMotorway would also be opened fro traffic by May next year.
The official said with the completion of the motorway, thepeople of Hazara Division would be able to play an active role intrade, tourism, industry and agricultural sectors that wouldultimately boost the country’s economy. It would thus open a newchapter in Pakistan’s progress and prosperity, he added.