A special traffic plan will be implemented with effect from 6.00am tomorrow from Kohuwala to Havelock road, Police media spokesman Prishantha Jayakody told Daily Mirror online. The special traffic arrangement will be implemented as a measure to control the massive traffic which prevails in the mornings and also in the evenings.
Under the new plan Stafford Avenue will be closed for vehicles heading from Pamankada to Highlevel road. Vehicles can enter Highlevel road by turning left from the Pamankada road block through the old Havelock road and Maya Mawatha.
Vehicles will not be allowed to use the old Havelock road to travel from W.A De Silva road to Kohuwala. Vehicles will have to use Maya Mawatha and enter Highlevel road and through Stafford Avenue up to Pamankada and then towards Kohuwala.
Vehicles heading from Havelock road can use the Maya roundabout and through the W.A De Silva Mawatha towards Pamankada, SP Jayakody said.
RDA authorities should widen the road patch between Pamankada junction and Pamankada bridge on old Havelock road where Stafford road/Sarangakara road/ Havelock road meet. This patch which is meant for widening has not been done due to unexplained reasons.
mp Monday, 19 July 2010 03:20 AM
The new traffic plan in itself has created UNWANTED TRAFFIC!!!
Randheera Kumarasing Monday, 19 July 2010 03:37 AM
Kohuwala is our area. there are many vehicles travelling on this road. One of lanka's busiest areas must admit.
Sankha Karu Monday, 19 July 2010 04:27 AM
wanted this done for the past 10 years
Rata Perata Monday, 19 July 2010 05:16 AM
Thanks! This will give some structure to the traffic at kohuwala, pamankada junctions. This was well needed for the last few years.
Luthica Monday, 19 July 2010 05:18 AM
Please widen the road. The residents were paid compensation and given flats many years ago. Why doesnt the Government take any action. They are breaking shops on other roads why cant they come and bulldoze the pamankada junction area and widen the road.
Gen Monday, 19 July 2010 06:11 AM
Give some time man, once things get on track it will be a good strategey just as they did on Galle Road.
bala sunderam Monday, 19 July 2010 09:46 AM
I suggest an aerial bridge( elevated highway ) from Maya avenue roundabout to Pamankada junction( bridge). Taxpayers deserve a better and a faster solution.
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