Karachi: A meeting of contractors, consultant, engineers and officials involved in roads rehabilitation project chaired by Administrator DHA Brig Khalid Tirmizi was held at Housing Authority’s Main Office to review the progress of the ongoing project. CEO CBC Ms Zeenat Ahmed alongwith her team was also present on the occasion.
Brig Tirmizi said that all damaged roads in DHA would be refurbished/re-carpeted by 30 June’ 2009. He asked the contractors and consultant to ensure that all the damaged roads were restored to the same position as before the laying of Drainage System in DHA within the stipulated time line.
The Administrator said that there was a general perception that progress on the road construction work was very slow. He stressed the need to expedite the pace of project work to meet the given deadline. The meeting was informed that the project involved refurbishment, realignment and re-profiling of roads and would be executed in accordance with given technical parameters.
The project consultant reiterated that it was essential to maintain the road levels and slopes to ensure the efficacy of newly built drainage system in DHA. The meeting was informed that all the contractors have mobilized on the project site and roads construction work had started in a phased programme. The work involved compaction of roads which was a pre-requisite before starting laying of black road surface.
The meeting decided to follow a dynamic monitoring regime to ensure professional quality of the project work. Administrator DHA in his concluding remarks said that the newly devised bold and decisive strategy would give a renewed momentum to the pace of roads construction work and ensure speedy completion of the project in accordance with the given time line.
Source: DHA Karachi