Pakistan’s Motorways, Highways and Roads

Compiled by: Mirza Rohail B

Pakistan’s Transport Sector 

  • Contributes                              11% to GDP
  • Accounts for                            12-15% of PSDP
  • Consumes                               35% of Total Energy 
    ISB-PSH Motorway

    ISB-PSH Motorway

     

     

  • National Highways                 9,000 Kms
  • Provincial Highways             102,000 Kms
  • Local Government Roads    94,000 Kms
  • Municipal Roads                      55,000 Kms 
  •  

 

  • Total Roads 258,340 Kms.
  • High Type 165,762 Kms.
  • Low type 92,578 Kms.
  • Total Roads growth (2005-06) 0.1 %
  • High type road increase 1.8 %
  • Low type road decrease (-) 2.9 %

 

 

Motorways Map
Motorways Map

Motorways

M’way

Route

km [miles]

Details (Particulars)

 

Details (Cost & Date & Era)

M1 Islamabad to Peshawar

155 [97]

Access-controlled motorway with 6 lanes (Under Construction, expected completion date June 2008) Rs. 13 billionStarted 1 Jan 2003. Completed 30 Oct 2007.Musharraf Era.
M2 Lahore to Islamabad

367 [229]

Access-controlled motorway with 6 lanes(Completed Nov 26, 1997) Rs. 29 billionStarted 30 Nov 1992. Completed 26 Nov 1997.Nawaz Sharif Era.
M3 Pindi Bhattian(M2 Junction) to Faisalabad

53 [33]

Access-controlled motorway with 4 lanes, which, in future, can be increased to 6 lanes. (Completed 2004) Rs. 5.63 billionStarted 2 Feb 2002. Completed 1 Feb 2004.Musharraf Era.
M4 Faisalabad to Multan

200 [125]

Proposed 4 lanes, which, in future, can be increased to 6 lanes.  
M5 Multan to Dera Ghazi Khan

65 [40.5]

Proposed 4 lanes, which, in future, can be increased to 6 lanes.  
M6 Dera Ghazi Khan to Ratodero

450 [281]

Proposed 4 lanes, which, in future, can be increased to 6 lanes.  
M7 Kakkar via Dureji to Karachi

303 [189]

Proposed 2 lanes.  
M8 Gwadar to Ratodero

1072 [670]

Proposed 2 lanes. (Under Construction) Rs. ______ billionStarted _______. Completed 2009.4 sections under Construction.
M9 Karachi to Hyderabad

136 [85]

Proposed 6 lanes. (Under Construction) Rs. 6.3 billionStarted _______. Completed _______Musharraf Era. 
M10 Karachi Northern Bypass

56 [35]

Proposed 6 lanes. (Under Construction) Rs. 3.5 billionStarted 27 Apr 2002. Completed Sept 2007Musharraf Era.
M11 Lahore to Sialkot

101

Access-controlled motorway with 6 lanes. 7 interchanges. 8 Flyovers. 40 bridges. Rs. 23 billionStarted _______. Completed _______Under construction. Musharraf Era.

 

 Highways

Hwy

Route

km   [miles]

Observations

 

N5 KarachiThattaHyderabadMoroMultanSahiwalLahoreJhelumRawalpindiPeshawarTorkham (Grand Trunk Road)

1819 [1137]

Rs. _______ billionTMP-Zahir section 45 km cost 1.4bn 
N10 LyariGwadarGabd (Makran Coastal Highway)

653   [408]

Rs. 10.2 billionStarted 1 July 2000. Completed Dec 2004.Completed under Musharraf era
N15 MansehraNaranJhalkhand

240   [150]

 
N25 KarachiBelaKhuzdarKalatQuettaChaman (RCD Highway)

813   [508]

Rs. _______ billion5 mega sections under const. Musharraf era
N35 Hasan AbdalAbbottabadThakotGilgitKhunjerab (Karakoram Highway, KKH)

806   [504]

Constructed in 20 years. Completed 1986.
N40 LakpassNaukundiTaftan

610   [381]

 
N45 NowsheraDirChitral

309   [193]

Rs. _______ billionUnder construction Musharraf era
N50 KuchlackZhobDera Ismail Khan

531   [332]

Rs. _______ billion1st section 66% completed cost 986m.
N55 KotriShikarpurDera Ghazi KhanKohatPeshawar (Indus Highway)

1264 [790]

Rs. _______ billion70 km under construction. Musharraf era
N65 SukkurSibiSaryab

385   [241]

Rs. _______ billion1st section under construction. Musharraf era
N70 Qila SaifullahLoralaiDera Ghazi KhanMultan

447   [279]

Rs. _______ billionWidening of N-70 in cost 411 m.
N75 IslamabadSatra MileLower Topa (Murree)-Kohala (Murree Expressway)

90     [56]

Rs. _______ billionUnder construction. Musharraf era
N80 TarnolKohat

144   [90]

Rs. 11.88 billionUnder construction. Musharraf era
S1 GilgitSkardu

167   [140]

Rs. _______ billionUnder construction. Musharraf
S2 KohalaMuzaffarabad

40     [25]

 
  Rawalpindi Bypass (Turnol to Rawat)

 

Rs. _______ billionUnder construction
  Gwadar to Iran

950 [—]

Rs. _______ billionUnder construction
  Chitral to Gilgit and Kaghan to Gilgit

 

Rs. _______ billionUnder construction

 

Length of Roads – (Kilometers)

Fiscal Year

High Type

Low Type

Total

Length

%

Change

Length

%

Change

Length

% Change

1990-91

86,839

83,984

170,823

1991-92

95,374

9.8

87,335

4.0

182,709

7.0

1992-93

99,083

3.9

90,238

3.3

189,321

3.6

1993-94

104,001

5.0

92,816

2.9

196,817

4.0

1994-95

111,307

7.0

96,338

3.8

207,645

5.5

1995-96

118,428

6.4

99,917

3.7

218,345

5.2

1996-97

126,117

6.5

103,478

3.6

229,595

5.2

1997-98

133,462

5.8

107,423

3.8

240,885

4.9

1998-99

137,352

2.9

110,132

2.5

247,484

2.7

1999-00

138,200

0.6

110,140

0

248,340

0.3

2000-01

144,652

4.7

105,320

-4.4

249,972

0.7

2001-02

148,877

2.9

102,784

-2.4

251,661

0.7

2002-03

153,225

2.9

98,943

-3.7

252,168

0.2

2003-04

158,543

3.5

97,527

-1.1

256,070

1.5

2004-05

 

162,841

2.7

95,373

-2.2

258,214

0.8

2005-06

165,762

1.8

92,578

-2.9

258,340

0.1

 

 Suggestions for improvement are always welcome! 

 

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4 responses to “Pakistan’s Motorways, Highways and Roads

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  2. M.Zafar

    Excellent information. For serious readers you may include costs of construction per km, location of refilling stations and rest rooms/hotels

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  4. Waqar Ishaq

    You have done really great job. Very informative.

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