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Panadura–Ratnapura expressway to be built soon

25 June 2016 08:19 am - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The survey work for the acquisition of land is now underway for the launch of the Panadura–Ratnapura Expressway project, Highways Minister Lakshman Kiriella said.

Mr. Kiriella said the work on the elevated road project between Kelaniya-Rajagiriya and the Colombo-Kandy Expressway would also commence soon.

The construction of an expressway linking Panadura and Ratnapura was proposed during the previous regime. Once constructed, the travel time between the two cities would be reduced to half an hour. (KB)

  Comments - 5

  • Dee Saturday, 25 June 2016 02:27 PM

    Yes. 'MagaNeguma'

    milinda Saturday, 25 June 2016 11:42 AM

    What is the amount you are getting as your commission ?You are only talking but no action. Remember o na gonekuta udda karanta puluwan statement but any donkey like you is unable to make expressways and other road net works.

    Labby Saturday, 25 June 2016 11:52 AM

    Also very urgent is an overhead highway from Paliyagoda to Fort, and Paliyagoda to Rajagiriya.

    Lal Saturday, 25 June 2016 12:42 PM

    Too bad Harsha started SLs longest flyover in Rajagiriya few months ago for half the cost during MR era

    Raj Saturday, 25 June 2016 12:57 PM

    Is the project handled by one of your family companies?

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