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The Frontier Highways Authority was established on August
29, 2001 through NWFP Ordinance No. XIX of 2001. The
basic idea of its creation was to Conceive, Plan, and
Ensure the Construction, Improvement, Maintenance, and
Repair of Provincial Highways and Roads. It will also
undertake other communication projects as indicated
by the Government of NWFP.
Initially Eight roads with a total Length
of 1988 Km were given the status of Provincial Highways.
Later on, some of the Provincial Highways were federalized
and handed over to the NHA while some more roads were
declared as Provincial Highways. Presently, FHA is
custodian of 15 Provincial Highways with a total length
of 2177 Kms.
Prepare and Notify in the official gazette, list
of Provincial Highways.
Advise government on matters relating to Provincial
Highways and other roads.
Acquire any land in accordance with legal procedure.
Prepare a master plan for the development, construction,
operation and maintenance of Provincial Highways
and Roads in the NWFP.
Incur expenditure on acquisition of land and disposal
Procure plant, machinery, instruments and materials
required for its use.
Levy, collect or cause to be collected tolls on
Provincial Highways and other roads.
Notify the right of way.
Execute studies, surveys, experiments and technical
Seek and obtain advice and assistance.
Raise funds (local and foreign).
Ensure mutation of land as soon as the land is taken
Exercise power to award negotiated contracts for