Karachi Northern Bypass (M10 motorway)

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Coordinates: 24°59′42.44″N 67°10′52.41″E / 24.9951222°N 67.1812250°E / 24.9951222; 67.1812250

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Karachi Northern Bypass
Route information
Maintained by NHA
Length: 57 km (35 mi)
Existed: 2004 – present
History: Completed in 2007
Major junctions
From: Mohammad Ali Jinnah Road, Karachi
  M9, N25
To: Karachi Port
Major cities: Karachi
Highway system

National Highways of Pakistan

Motorways of Pakistan

The M10 is a motorway located in Sindh province, Pakistan, however it is mostly referred to as the 'Karachi Northern Bypass'. It is 57 km long and consists of 4 lanes (2 lanes operational). This motorway is named as Mubarak Goth Road.


The M10 begins north of Karachi at the end of Mohammad Ali Jinnah Road, near the junction of the M9 to which it is connected through a Trumpet interchange. It then continues north for a few kilometers before turning west, where it forms an interchange with the N25. After this interchange it eventually turns south back towards Karachi and merges onto the KPT Flyover at Karachi Port.


The construction work on the Bypass started in 2002 and was completed in 2007.[1]

Junctions and interchanges[edit]

M10 Motorway
Northbound exits Junction Southbound exits

Bridge collapse[edit]

On September 1, 2007, a bridge collapsed in Karachi along the Karachi Northern Bypass which had opened in August 2007 in which 6 people were killed. Karachi's mayor said the bridge was built by the state-run National Highway Authority and officially opened by President Pervez Musharraf.[2]

Interesting facts[edit]

  • The M10 is the second shortest motorway in Pakistan, the shortest being M3
  • The M10 is actually a bypass diverging outbound traffic away from Karachi, and is the only bypass in Pakistan given the status of a motorway
  • M10 is Pakistan's longest bypass

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