The Obsession with Flyovers in Pakistan – Roundabouts are Cheaper

PIDE Knowledge Brief No. 37:2021
Author: Obaid Khan
Publication Year : 2021

We are on a flyover-building binge! Almost everywhere there is some flyover construction project under way. The world over, roundabouts are more efficient at regulating traffic. We used to have them but now are killing them to make flyovers. Why? What are the advantages and disadvantages of flyovers relative to roundabouts?