Pakistan has refused to construct their side of a bridge on the elevated corridor to Kartarpur Darbar Sahab from Gurdaspur. Islamabad, instead, has built an alternate road connecting to India which pilgrims will use for first time on November 8. While the construction of a four-lane highway connecting the 'zero point' for the onward journey to Pakistan is well on way, work across the border is very slow, a visit to the spot by NDTV revealed. India and Pakistan had agreed to build a bridge at the Budhi-Ravi channel. But with the construction of the bridge on Pakistan side pending but both sides agreed to start pilgrimage.