Peshawar - Mardan Motorway (61 km)

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Start Date:
January 05, 1989
Completion Date:
January 08, 1990

Project Description

4 lane dual carriageway (61 km) connecting provincial capital city Peshawar with an important city Mardan of NWFP.

The proposed motorway is a four lane dual carriageway with a dividing median. Each carriageway has 7.30 meters wide asphalt pavement and 2.50 meter treated shoulder on either side.



  1. Feasibility Study

  2. Detailed Design

ECIL undertook following tasks for the above work at (1) & (2).

  • Collected and compiled socioeconomic data of the project area

  • Conducted traffic study/forecast

  • Carried out topographical surveys, identified alternate route

  • Conducted hydrological investigations & study

  • Geotechnical & material investigations

  • Soil investigations

  • Prepared preliminary design & preliminary cost estimates

  • Prepared economic feasibility which includes the derivation of benefit cost ratio (BCR), Internal Rate of Return (IRR), Net Present Value (NPV) and ratio of project cost for the first year benefits of the project to demonstrate the economic and technical feasibility, including testing the results of HDM model.

  • Feasibility report

  • Prepared detailed design & drawings

  • Prepared cost estimates & tender documents


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