FTC Flyover Closed on Tuesday

The FTC Flyover is being closed for the day due to some maintenance work – For people wishing to commute between Defence and the Airport routes, please take the Baloch Colony Bridge. If you’re at home, the television channels will hopefully keep you updated with routes, else if you’re stuck in the car, Apna Karachi Fm107 and Fm105 try and put out traffic updates as and when they get updates.

10 Comments so far

  1. Raza (unregistered) on January 21st, 2008 @ 10:10 pm

    Thanks for the heads up! Appreciate it.


  2. d0ct0r (unregistered) on January 21st, 2008 @ 11:19 pm

    just noticed that geo news is restored


  3. IRONIC (unregistered) on January 21st, 2008 @ 11:38 pm

    BTW, this news/update is too minor to be putten here, it can be seen / listened on radio, tv and newspapers/news websites. blogging is someting else,, what do you guys think, i am also concerned about KMB’s influence towards politics, sometime it looks like a political dicussion forum rather than a forum, i think IMB and LMB (specialy IMB) did a great effort by not posting political news/issues.

    just thinking,, not trying to offent anyone.


  4. AMMAR (unregistered) on January 22nd, 2008 @ 1:02 am

    Well done Rabia, hats off to you. This is the kind of community service we all must strive to do. Thanks Rabia, much appreciated.


  5. MB (unregistered) on January 22nd, 2008 @ 1:55 am

    Are you sure its close rabia ?

    I went and came back from there twice today.


  6. Ali K (unregistered) on January 22nd, 2008 @ 2:28 am

    @IRONIC, I disagree, I think this is the helpful kind of news I expect to see at KMB, well done Rabia!

    @MB, She said tuesday, which means tommorow!

    When you get of the ramp, there is a crazy broken patch, maybe theyre fixing that.


  7. Keep Walking! (unregistered) on January 22nd, 2008 @ 10:24 am

    Thanks Rabia. Much appreciated. Ironic, thats the irony that you will never understand…


  8. desf (unregistered) on January 22nd, 2008 @ 11:05 am

    Why wasn’t this announced in the newspapers etc.? And why is it being done on a weekday? Maintenance work like this should either be occuring on the weekend or during the middle of the night, when there is lesser traffic.

    Thanks Rabia for posting this.


  9. Raza (unregistered) on January 22nd, 2008 @ 12:06 pm

    I have just commuted through Sharah-e-Faisal and the flyover is OPEN. No sign of it being closed down or anything.


  10. HITMAN (unregistered) on January 22nd, 2008 @ 3:47 pm

    The closure was announced last night, even I saw the slide on TV One. The major reason was that during the maintenance/ development work, some water pipeline got leaked & flooded the roads thus creating the jam.



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