Assignment Name:
Karachi Elevated Expressway from Jinnah Bridge to Quaidabad, Karachi


Location within Country:


Name of Client:

  • City District Government Karachi (Government Of Sind)
  • IJM Malaysia
  • Completion Date:

    February 2008

    Name of Associated Consultants, if any:

    Engineering & Environmental Consultants Malaysia

    Narrative Description of Project:

    Shahra-e-Faisal in Karachi city is faced with problems of growing traffic jams specially in rush hours. This problem is anticipated to become even worse in future due to increased number of traffic on this road. City District Government of Karachi (CDGK) is planning to construct a 24 km long elevated expressway starting from Jinnah Bridge to Quaidabad. The work has been undertaken by a Malaysian firm IJM. The design concept has been developed by a consortium of Malaysian and Pakistani Consultants. The expressway consists of prestressed precast concrete super-T type girders supporting reinforced concrete deck slab. The superstructure is supported on a single pier with pile cap and piles. The Project cost is USD 350 million. Exponent Engineers is a part of the consortium

    Description of Actual Services Provided by Our Staff within the Assignment:

    The scope of work for Exponent Engineers included:
    • Provide local design support to M/S EEC
    • Carry out supervision of Topographical survey, Geotech investigation for Preliminary design
    • Prepare viable Geometric design of project
    • Prepare Structure Design
    • Provide Feasibility Study
    • Carry out Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)
    • Render detailed Project Planning

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