- M1 motorway (Pakistan)
Pakistan motorway routebox
Charsadda, Nowshera, Swabi, Attock, Burhan, Hasan Abdal
motorway owner= NHA
motorway operator= NHA
The M1 is a motorway in Punjab and
NWFP, Pakistan. It is 175 kmlong, with 67 km in Punjab and the remaining 108 km in NWFP. It has become a vital link to Afghanistanand Central Asiaand is expected to take much traffic off the highly used N5.
The M1 begins northeast of
Peshawaras it moves in an eastern direction, crossing over the Kabul River. From here it passes through Charsadda, Risalpur, Swabiand Rashakai before crossing the Indus River. It leaves NWFP province and enters into Punjab, in which it passes through Attock, Burhan and Hasan Abdal. It ends as the continuation of the M2. The whole stretch of the M1 consists of 6 lanes with a number of rest areas along the route.
The M1 was conceived by deposed Prime Minister
Nawaz Sharifin his first term but was not inaugurated until 2004 by President Pervez Musharraf. On 30th October 2007, the remaining portion was inaugurated by President Musharraf and was opened to the public on 31st October 2007.
Junctions & Interchanges
"*Note: Airport Link Road is currently under proposal"
* The M1 is a vital link to
Afghanistanand Central Asian states.
Motorways of Pakistan
National Highways of Pakistan
Transport in Pakistan
National Highway Authority
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