Mayor Mohammad Hanif Flyover, the country’s largest flyover built on Public Private Partnership (PPP) initiative was inaugurated on October 11, 2013, fulfilling a long cherished dream of the city dwellers and also adding a new milestone in the country’s road communication system.
Constructed on a PPP basis, the flyover connects with main roads and bus terminals. The four-lane flyover has six entry and seven exit points.
The 11.8 km flyover will ease the perennial traffic congestion and greatly facilitate the connectivity of 32 southeastern districts with the capital city. It will also help the link of Chittagong and Mongla seaports and the proposed Padma Bridge with the capital, mentioned Honourable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
A total of 2,000 workers and 120 engineers worked for 26,000 hours to build the flyover with 32,000 tonnes of steel, 89,000 tonnes of cement and 1,66,000 tonnes of stone.
Total Project Cost is approximately about Tk. 2,300 crore.
The estimated life of the structure has been fixed at 100 years. It will help vehicles from 30 southern and south-western districts to reach the capital avoiding gridlocks.
World-renowned GEA France equipment has been installed for collecting tolls at seven plazas.