Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Emergency Roads Recovery Project



To enable the population along the project corridor (Sharifabad to Kanju in Swat District) to benefit from year round improved access and mobility through reconstruction of priority damaged roads and bridges in the conflict hit areas.

Duration October 17, 2011 - December 2015 (AF)
Swat District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Implementing Agency

Frontier Highways Authority (FHA)

PCNA Pillar

Strategic Objective 3: Ensure the delivery of basic services.


Approximately 300,000 beneficiaries that live along the catchment area of the S-3B highway.


  • A total of 40.9 km of the S-3B provincial highway (including structures) from Chakdara (km 00+000) to Kanju (km 40+924) was constructed.
  • A total of 96 culverts were completed and two bridges were reconstructed. This will result in improved traffic flow with 24/7 access, reduced vehicle operating costs and travel time for beneficiaries. Additional link roads of 9.4 km were constructed from project cost savings.