E01 earns Rs.16mn in 24 hrs

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The Southern Expressway earned a record breaking income of Rs. 16 million during the last 24 hours, Highways and Higher Education Ministry said.

It said the usual income of the E01 within 24 hours was only Rs.11 million.

“More than 50,000 vehicles used the Expressway because of school vacation and the long weekend yesterday. A long queue was also seen at the Godagama Entrance yesterday,” it said.   (Diana Udayangani, Reka Tharangani)

  Comments - 13

  • gayan Friday, 25 December 2015 12:47 PM

    Sene, truth is too bitter no.

    Nuke Friday, 25 December 2015 01:56 PM

    First fix light posts on the da** highway, cant see a sh** at night while driving. Use the money to do that without just boasting.. 4 billion dollars for a highway without night lighting!

    haris Friday, 25 December 2015 02:08 PM

    Commission $18 Billion!

    Sobana Friday, 25 December 2015 02:22 PM

    So you have a chance so build it.

    jana Friday, 25 December 2015 04:54 PM

    no highway in the world has lighting from start to finish, there is something called a headlight for a reason, i would advice you fix it or just fix your head.

    sss Friday, 25 December 2015 08:40 PM

    this is worthless rupees after spending dollars, earned by housemaids, for importing cars and petrol

    Nuke Saturday, 26 December 2015 07:16 PM

    what about fixing light posts in marine drive? And ofcourse people use headlights at night, but a light posts gives you better lighting. Why dont u tell the rogues in the parliament and to the supporters like you to fix your damn heads? after all we pay high taxes and we expect safety of the people atleast!

    Bippity Boppity Boo Friday, 25 December 2015 11:14 AM

    The cost of the E01 was US$ 4 Billion. Now do the maths.

    BUSHEL Friday, 25 December 2015 11:38 AM


    Lal Shantha Friday, 25 December 2015 11:41 AM

    Thanks to MR for helping the struggling budget.

    Dee Friday, 25 December 2015 11:56 AM

    The general public sees a brighter future.

    Sene Friday, 25 December 2015 12:31 PM

    You do realize that the profir from Central expressway which was postponed by MR in favour of this would have more profits?

    Sene Friday, 25 December 2015 12:31 PM

    And its teh worst Expressway ever! They should use the money to improve safety

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