Construction Supervision of Karachi Northern Bypass Package - I (32 km)

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Start Date:
June 2002
Completion Date:
June 2006

Project Description

NHA initiated the project of the Northern Bypass in order to divert port traffic to super highway, by passing the city of Karachi to avoid traffic congestion on city streets.

Karachi Northern Bypass Road takes off from the ICI Bridge and traverses through Mauripur Road, S.I.T.E Road and RCD Highway. On RCD Highway the bypass alignment turns towards new alignment at km 19+300 and then traverses in the new alignment section and joins Karachi - Hyderabad Super Highway at km 26+500. The total length of the road is 56.63 km. It is a 6 lane dual carriageway up to first km and then it becomes a 2 lane single carriageway. Two flyovers have been provided at Gulbaiand Pirracha Chowk where as two interchanges have been provided at RCD Highway and the Super Highway.

The project has been divided into following two packages for construction purpose:

  1. Package - I: 32 km

  2. Package - II: 24.63 km

ECIL is responsible for the construction supervision of Package-I (km 00+000 to km 32+000)



  • Resident supervision for the construction of 32 km of Package –I

  • Supervision of earth work, for embankment

  • Supervision of pavement construction

  • Supervision services for bridges and culverts

  • Checking & verification of measurements

  • Quality control and testing of material

  • Monthly Progress Reports and Identification of problem areas and advising the client accordingly

  • Scrutiny of Constructors claim and advising the Client

  • Top supervising during maintenance period

  • Issuing a final inspection report

  • Overall contract management


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