KARACHI - Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad Khan on Saturday laid the foundation stone of third flyover scheduled to be constructed at the same time in the city. The flyover near Dakhana Liaquatabad at Shahrah-e-Pakistan would be completed in a short period of six months at an estimated cost of Rs369 million.According to details, at the moment four flyovers are being constructed to make Shahrah-e-Pakistan signal-free and include Waterpump, Aisha Manzil, Dakhana and Teen Hatti. The governor, speaking on the occasion, said that Shahrah-e-Pakistan was an important corridor that connected the city to superhighway, whereas more than 15 bus routes went on this corridor.“Besides 6,000 buses and mini buses, heavy traffic pass through this corridor, therefore, it has been decided to make it signal-free till highway to improve traffic flow.”Ebad said that several roads from inside were connected to this central corridor and caused traffic jam on these four roundabouts and wastage of time for the citizens.The governor directed that5 construction work on this flyover be continued non-stop and a traffic diversion plan be enforced to prevent the citizens from any inconvenience.Administrator Muhammad Hussain Syed, while giving a briefing, informed the governor that this 460-meter-long flyover would be completed at a cost of Rs369.978 million and three lanes each along with 8 spans and 64 girders and 112 piles would be constructed in this project.The administrator said that the flyover at Waterpump intersection would cost Rs493 million, the flyover at Aisha Manzil Rs378.20 million, whereas the flyover at Teen Hatti Rs266.65 million and foundation stone of this would be laid this week. He also informed that after the completion of corridor-5, the citizens going to Marton Road, Liaquatabad, Lasbela, PIB Colony, Nazimabad, Azizabad, Ancholi, Karimabad and Superhighway would be facilitated. Muhammad Hussain Syed also said that improvement plan for traffic beneath flyovers had also been prepared. Sindh Minister Shoaib Bukhari, Director General Technical Services Altaf G Memon, Project Consultant Nadeem Ansari and other officials were present on the occasion.