May day traffic plan

30 April 2011 12:30 am - 9     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A special traffic plan will be implemented for the May Day tomorrow, where eleven May Day rallies are to be held within the Colombo city, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mahinda Balasuriya said. 

The roads that will be closed due to the rallies are the F.R Senanayake Road, Green Path (Library Roundabout to Horton Roundabout), Baseline Road (from Dematagoda junction to Borella junction) and the Park Lane (from Park Road to the Isipathana Road junction).

Western Province Traffic DIG Asoka Wijethileke said that the vehicles from the Kandy Road attending the UPFA rally have to be parked in Deans Road, Sudu Wella area. Vehicles from Galle Road and Negombo areas attending the rally have to be parked in the Green Path area.

Vehicles from Highlevel Road and Kaduwela areas have to be parked in Reid Avenue. Vehicles from Piliyandala-Kesbewa and Sri Jayawardenapura areas have to be parked in the Independent Square area and Maitland Crescent area respectively.

The vehicles attending the NFF rally have to be parked in the Arnold Rathnayake and D.R Wijewardena Mawatha.

The vehicles attending the JVP rally have to be parked in the Isipathana Road, Park Lane, Saranankara Road, Pamankada Road, Highelevel Road and Maya roundabout.

DIG Wijethileke also said that the roads where the processions would be held will be closed for traffic till they reach their respective meeting venues. (SupunDias)

  Comments - 9

  • Jayantha G Saturday, 30 April 2011 07:58 AM

    True that was the beginning of the end,

    JUNIOR CITIZEN Saturday, 30 April 2011 08:04 AM

    you haven't seen, but we have quite a few bigger ones

    Podi malli Saturday, 30 April 2011 08:24 AM

    Can't you see the text in green color? they will hold it in Bandarawela town.. :P

    Lanke Banda Saturday, 30 April 2011 09:58 AM

    Hatching of another Plot ?????

    Black Mamba Saturday, 30 April 2011 11:15 AM

    Who cares!

    Man B Saturday, 30 April 2011 12:20 PM

    only political parties organizing the rally. its not for real labors.

    loku putha Saturday, 30 April 2011 02:44 AM

    where is UNP??...:P

    LIMA Saturday, 30 April 2011 03:52 AM

    i do not think we can see a better may day rally after the 1977 may day rally with JR led one , it started at 1.30 pm and ended at 7.30 pm , i mean on the procession

    Fx Saturday, 30 April 2011 05:20 AM

    What s da purpose of this

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