Malir Expressway Connecting ARY Laguna to Karachi

What is Malir Expressway?

The Malir Expressway is a 39km road to be constructed along the Malir River. It will be a four-lane carriageway. Its original estimated completion period is three years.

Malir Expressway Details

The Malir Expressway will be constructed on the left bank of the Malir River, Malir Expressway will be a high speed toll expressway.
The Malir Expressway will be a 6-lane road with a 3-foot dual carriageway, The speed design of Malir Expressway will be 100 km per hour.
The speed at the interchange on the Malir Expressway will be 50 km per hour, The Malir Expressway will start from Korangi Road, DHA Creek Avenue.
Malir Expressway will run from Jam Sadiq Bridge, Shah Faisal Colony Road, Future Colony to Kathore
There will be 9 pedestrian crossings on the Malir Expressway.
Sindh government is launching the Malir Expressway on a public-private partnership, The Malir Expressway is the largest PPP project after the Thar Coal Project, The Malir Expressway will play an important role in Karachi’s traffic problems

Malir Expressway Map

Beginning from KPT Interchange near Qayyumabad, this four-lane dualised expressway will run along the left bank of Malir River. The expressway will stretch to cover up to 39 kilometres and connect Korangi to Karachi-Hyderabad Motorway (M-9), and DHA City. 

Given the proposed route map, Malir Expressway will be the shortest alternative route to M-9 Motorway from DHA Karachi. It will be designed for speedy yet safe travel from the urban areas of the city to nearby villages. 

Presently, besides the two causeways on the left and right banks of Malir River, there are no paved roads present for a quick and smooth commute. The two causeways connect with the National Highway (N-5) and Quaidabad, respectively. 

For further assistance on the location and route map of Malir Expressway, please have a look at the map below:

Malir Expressway Interchanges and Subways

Three flyovers and eight underpasses will be constructed as part of the project, which will start from the KPT Interchange in Qayyumabad and terminate at the Karachi-Hyderabad Motorway near Kathore. CM Sindh gave the go-ahead to the investment department to mobilize machinery for the project, saying that he will lay its foundation stone in the second week of next month.

Malir Expressway Inauguration Date 10 Dec 2020

Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will lay the foundation stone of Malir Expressway in the same month
The Malir Expressway will be a 39.4 km long beautiful road.

Malir Expressway cost and budget


The cost of Malir Expressway is more than Rs. 27 billion.