N-85 was inaugurated by Prime Minister of Pakistan Muhammad Nawaz Sharif. The project included up gradation, widening and strengthening of 448 Km long Surab - Hoshab Rd (N-85) which was completed within a short time period of twenty eight months by FWO. This project links Gwadar Port with National Highway network (N-25) near Sura - Quetta. The road provides shortest link to Afghanistan and other Central Asian countries with Gwadar Port. With the completion of this project, the vital North - South road connectivity has also been completed which is an important part of the Western Corridor of CPEC.