Five NHA highways in Balochistan opened for traffic after clearance of snow

ISLAMABAD:After hectic efforts and hard work of several days, National Highway Authority (NHA) has succeeded to clear five federalized highways blocked by heavy snowfall in Balochistan during past week .

An official of NHA North region informed reporter that the highways opened for traffic include Karachi-Chaman Highway (N-25) , Quetta-Taftan Highway (N-40), Kuchlak-D I Khan Highway (N-50), Sibi-Sukkur Highway (N-65) and QIlla Saifullah- Multan Highway.

He said that in the celan up operation on N-25, 17 graders, 5 loaders, 60 tractors, 29 pick up were used whereas 85 labourers took part in the operation.

He said that in the operation on N-40 three graders, two loaders, 12 tractors, eight pickups were used while 24 labourers participated in the operation.

In the operation on N-50 31 labourers participated whereas seven graders, 21 tractors, 12 pickups were used.

He said that four graders, 14 tractors, nine pickups and 31 labouruers were used in clearance operation of N-65.