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|Motorways of Pakistan|
Pakistan Motorway symbol
|Length:||4,266 km (2,651 mi)|
|Roads in Pakistan|
Motorways of Pakistan (Urdu: پاکستان کی موٹروے) are a network of multiple-lane, high-speed, limited-access or controlled-access highways in Pakistan, which are owned, maintained and operated federally by Pakistan's National Highway Authority. The total length of Pakistan's motorways is 1010 km as of 4 February 2017. Around 3690 km of motorways are currently under construction at different parts of country. Most of these motorway projects will be completed by 2019.
Pakistan's motorways are part of Pakistan's "National Trade Corridor Project", which aims to link Pakistan's three Arabian Sea ports (Karachi Port, Port Bin Qasim and Gwadar Port) to the rest of the country through its national highways and motorways network and further north with Afghanistan, Central Asia and China. The project was planned in 1990. The China Pakistan Economic Corridor project aims to link Gwadar Port and Kashgar (China) using Pakistani motorways, national highways, and expressways.
|Name & Sign||Course||Length||Lanes||Completion Year||Status||Remarks|
|Lahore–Abdul Hakeem||230 km||6||2018||Under Construction||Construction began in December 2015.|
|Pindi Bhattian–Multan||309 km||4||2018||Sections 1, 2, 5 Operational
Sections 3, 4 Under Construction
|Construction began in 2009.|
|Multan–Sukkur||387 km||6||2019||Under Construction||Construction began in May 2016.|
|Sukkur–Hyderabad||296 km||6||2020||Contract Awarded||Contract awarded. Construction to begin in 2017.|
|Ratodero–Gwadar||892 km||2||TBD||Partially Operational
|Hyderabad–Karachi||136 km||6||2017||Partially Operational
|Section-1 of 75KM Operational. Construction began in September 2015.|
|Karachi Northern Bypass||57 km||2||2007||Operational||Operational since 2007. Proposed 4 lane upgrade.|
|Sialkot–Lahore||89 km||4||2018||Under Construction||Construction began in April 2017|
|Hakla–Dera Ismail Khan||280 km||4||2019||Under Construction||Construction began in May 2016|
Pakistan's Motorways are patrolled by Pakistan's National Highways & Motorway Police (NH&MP), which is responsible for enforcement of traffic and safety laws, security and recovery on the Pakistan Motorway network. The NH&MP use SUVs, cars and heavy motorbikes for patrolling purposes and uses speed cameras for enforcing speed limits.
The M-1 motorway (Peshawar-Islamabad) and the M-2 motorway (Islamabad-Lahore) each include two emergency runway sections of 9,000 feet (2,700 m) length. The four emergency runway sections become operational by removing removable concrete medians using forklifts. The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has used the M-2 motorway as a runway on two occasions: for the first time in 2000 when it landed an F-7P fighter, a Super Mushak trainer and a C-130 and, again, in 2010. On the last occasion, the PAF used a runway section on the M-2 motorway on 2 April 2010 to land, refuel and take-off two jet fighters, a Mirage III and an F-7P, during its Highmark 2010 exercise.
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