LBO Home IndoChina | About Us | To Advertise | Contact Us rss LBO Mobil rss rss rss rss rss
Sri Lanka sells $100mn of 5 year development bonds; rejects all bids at 2 and 3 years | Fitch affirms HSBC Sri Lanka branch at 'AAA(lka)'; outlook stable | Sri Lanka Freedom Party yet to decide a disciplinary action who participated pro-MR rally | Sri Lanka's President appoints a new law commission | Sri Lanka’s NDB-DFCC merger awaiting new regime’s go ahead | Ultra small computer by Intel; first look in Sri Lanka | Sri Lanka's micro-finance sector to access CRIB through a new regulation | Sri Lanka to get Chinese funded hospital for kidney patients; China to support SL on alleged human rights issues | Sri Lanka Siyapatha Finance PLC rated 'A(lka)' with a stable outlook : Rating agency | Sri Lanka’s AMW Capital Leasing and Finance upgraded to 'BBB+(lka)' : Fitch Ratings                                          
Sun, 29 March 2015 13:19:46
Highway circling Sri Lanka's capital gets extra interchange
01 Jan, 2013 12:01:39
By Jayantha Kovilagodage
Jan 01, 2012 (LBO) - A road circling Sri Lanka's capital Colombo which connects to a new expressway network will get an additional interchange to accommodate projected traffic from a fast developing area, a top official said.
The outer circular highway will get an extra interchange near Athurugiriya town, Road Development Authority chairman R W Pemasiri said.

The outer circular highway connects to an expressway to the South of the island and the High Level Road, a key trunk route leading out of the capital Colombo at Kottawa.

It also connects to a new expressway to the international airport at Kerawalapitiya and a planned expressway to Kandy at Kadawatha.

There will also be an interchange at Kaduwela.

"In addition it was decided to build an interchange at Athurugiriya because the area is fast developing." Pemasiri said.

The first 11 kilometre section of the 29.1 kilometre highway from Kottawa to Kaduwela is expected to be completed by May 2013.

The 8.9 kilometre section between Kaduwela to Kadawatha was started in January, 2012 and is expected to completed by January 2015.

The contract negotiations for the third section are underway, an update on RDA's website said.


Your Comment
Your Name/Handle
Your Email (Your email will not be displayed)
Your Email
Receivers Email
Your Comment