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Old March 9th, 2014, 08:36 AM   #321
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The thing I liked is 4 lanes on each side. This section is highly populated and need that.
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Old March 9th, 2014, 12:10 PM   #322
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Looks like Shahbaz Sharif is on fire, building whole mazes of flyovers.
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Old March 9th, 2014, 01:42 PM   #323
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Its looks like a suspension bridge like set-up...exactly like the Newtown Bridge in down town Johannesburg...
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Old March 9th, 2014, 01:43 PM   #324
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World's first Cable-Stayed elevated Roundabout
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Old March 9th, 2014, 01:50 PM   #325
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Can someone tell me how I could post pictures? Thank you
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Old March 9th, 2014, 01:59 PM   #326
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TRY THIS ,

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Old March 9th, 2014, 05:11 PM   #327
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It will stand on pillars. Cables will be just for beautification.
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Old March 9th, 2014, 06:12 PM   #328
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whats that cable thing for, and what purpose does it have?

i think the purpose is to reduce excessive pillars.
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Old March 9th, 2014, 06:17 PM   #329
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LAHORE: The city of flyovers
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Old March 9th, 2014, 07:25 PM   #330
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Flyover will be supported by pillars. These cables are just for beautification. And the design is not finalized yet. Not sure if they give it the look of cable-stayed bridge or left it as it is in the future.
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Old March 9th, 2014, 09:40 PM   #331
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Looks nice...
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Old March 9th, 2014, 10:48 PM   #332
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Pardon me please, but thoker niaz baig also needs something like this or something like shahdara interchange...
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Old March 10th, 2014, 12:00 PM   #333
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Documentary of the project by HCS

Renders also shown in the video. In the end, it is told that bridge is designed to look like a Cable Stayed bridge to enhance the beauty!

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Have you noticed in this video that HCS has rented some very expensive trailers with wood paneling for their project directors. This is often seen in Pakistan where construction management spends a major portion of project money on their luxuries. I am sure a five star hotel is catering lunch to them everyday to their very comfortable, air conditioned trailers.

I see this often with FWO but Did not expect this from HCS. They should spend this money on the project like buying helmets for workers, controlling dust etc.
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Old March 10th, 2014, 03:07 PM   #334
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Old March 10th, 2014, 06:05 PM   #335
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Flyover will be supported by pillars. These cables are just for beautification. And the design is not finalized yet. Not sure if they give it the look of cable-stayed bridge or left it as it is in the future.
Might as well be for beautification but I have a feeling its not entirely because of that.

This major flyover round about might have some structural issues. In the sense...that cables might help to stabilize the bridge during heavy traffic.
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Old March 11th, 2014, 06:04 AM   #336
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This bridge is the 'box and girder' type, the only type of bridge Pakistani engineers know how to design and build. The steel cables are purely for decoration as such type of bridges don't need such reinforcement.
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Old March 11th, 2014, 08:40 AM   #337
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Cables are for both purpose beautification and supporting the bridge.
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Old March 11th, 2014, 08:41 AM   #338
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It's an interesting project and it certainly would improve the area. Did someone notice this in above picture :p

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Old March 11th, 2014, 09:52 AM   #339
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Have you noticed in this video that HCS has rented some very expensive trailers with wood paneling for their project directors. This is often seen in Pakistan where construction management spends a major portion of project money on their luxuries. I am sure a five star hotel is catering lunch to them everyday to their very comfortable, air conditioned trailers.

I see this often with FWO but Did not expect this from HCS. They should spend this money on the project like buying helmets for workers, controlling dust etc.
HCS is a private company and they can do anything they want as long as they're doing it with their own money. If they're looking after their engineers then I would say it's a good thing.

FWO is a state enterprise and should be more careful of spending too much. But there's also the issue of hiring and keeping the best employees.
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Old March 11th, 2014, 06:54 PM   #340
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It would be great if they ban all the chingchis in this area. What is the purpose of all this beautification when this noise factory "chingchi" will remain there? It gives a look of some "pind" when you go there. Start a "Double Decker" bus or tram service!
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