Zhob - Quetta (Kuchlak) (N-50)

Project Zhob - Quetta (Kuchlak) (N-50)
Length (KM) 305
Project Description

Salient Features of the Project:

  • On existing alignment (section of N-50) with geometric improvements.
  • 331 km in length. Existing 2 lanes are in very good condition. Addition of 2 new lanes for dualization of Existing N-50 to 4 lane. Geometric improvements will be made to the existing alignment to achieve the design speed. 100m R.O.W will be acquired to upgrade it to 6 lanes in future.
Location Zhob and Quetta
Province Balochistan
Estimated Cost (US $ Million) Construction: Rs.63,601 million Land Acquisition, properties compensation and shifting of utilities: Rs.3,232 million Total: Rs.66,833 million
Executing Company / Sponsors National Highway Authority
Supervising Agency Ministry of Communications, Government of Pakistan
Project Progress Update
  • ECNEC approved separate PC-Is for construction and land acquisition of the project on 28-03-2019.
  • Prime Minister did the groundbreaking on 29th March 2019.
  • Tendering for construction work of two sections is completed and contractor mobilized whereas the remaining three sections tendering will process soon.