N-45 National Highway

The National Highway 45 or the N-45 is one of Pakistan National Highway running from Nowshera District to the town of Chitral via Dir in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. It is a two lane highways with total length of 309 km.[1] It is maintained and operated by Pakistan's National Highway Authority.[2][3]

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National Highway N–45
Nowshera-Chitral Highway
Route information
Maintained by NHA
Length309 km (192 mi)
Major junctions
North endChitral
South endNowshera
Highway system
Roads in Pakistan
Map of National Highways of Pakistan also indicating N-45

A tunnel on the highway, Lowari Tunnel reduced 14-hour drive from Chitral to Peshawar by 7-hours, it also reduced the time and effort it takes moving from Chitral to southern parts of Pakistan in winter season when Lowari Top is closed due to snow and people of Chitral have to travel from Afghanistan and then enter back in Pakistan.[4]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "N-45 (Nowshera - Chitral)". National Highway Authority. Retrieved 4 December 2014.
  2. ^ "NHA-Road-Network-Maps" (PDF). National Highway Authority (Pakistan). Archived from the original (PDF) on 20 June 2014. Retrieved 4 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Noshehra-chitral-road-improvement-to-complete-by-march". Chitral today. Retrieved 4 December 2014.
  4. ^ "Lowari-tunnel-likely-to-be-completed-by-2017". Daily Times. 25 August 2014. Retrieved 4 December 2014.

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