Procurement, installation and maintenance of weighting equipment and operations and management of permanent weight stations



Transport Department, Government of Punjab, initiated a project to establish permanent weigh stations and identified nine (09) potential sites along provincial highways in consultation with Communication and Works (C&W) Department and District Government as overloading of vehicles is a common problem at national and provincial highways of Pakistan. Overloading of vehicles resulted in premature failure of pavement, excessive maintenance and rehabilitation cost of roads vehicles and poor road safety. Major source of overloaded vehicles is crush quarries, cement factories, sugar, rice & textile mills, oil depots. 


PPP Modality

Rehabilitate, Operate and Transfer (ROT)

Sponsoring Agency

Transport Department

Implementing Agency

Transport Department

Project Cost

PKR 760 million


Nine weight stations in Punjab Province located at Attock, Chakwal, Mandi Bahuddin, Sargodha, Chiniot, Jhang, Bahawalpur, Muzafargarh and Rahim Yar Khan

Source of Revenue

Weight Fee

Current Status

  • PDF approved from PPP Steering Committee
  • Hiring of Transaction Advisor under process

Project Objective

  • Reduce maintenance and rehabilitation cost of roads and vehicles
  • Improve road safety and reduce vehicular emissions.
  • Enhance design life of roads & highways Maintenance of vehicles with higher value benefiting to individual owners of vehicles

Role of Government 

  • Provision of infrastructure/facility already developed
  • Assistant in getting necessary approvals

Role of Private Party

  • Rehabilitate
  • Operate
  • Transfer