By Supun Dias
A special traffic plan will be implemented for the National Victory Day Parade that will be held on Friday, the police said. The special traffic arrangements will be in place from 5.00am on Friday till the time when the parade concludes.
Vehicles heading to Colombo will have to turn left from the Tunmulla roundabout and through Thurstan road, Cambridge place and then turn right from the Horton place roundabout and through C.W.W Kannangara mawatha to Maradana.
Vehicles heading out from Colombo will have to go through the Ceynor junction, the Technical junction and then turn right from the Maradana bridge then through the Gamini roundabout, Darley road, Ibbanwela junction, Lipton Circus, Dharmapala mawatha, F.R Senanayake Mawatha, C.W.W Kannangara Mawatha and then turn right and then through the Nanda motors junction, turn right from the Cinnamon garden roundabout and then through Reid Avenue, Tunmulla junction and to Bambalapitiya from the Bullers road.
Several roads connecting to Colombo will be closed from 5.00am till the time when the parade ends.
The roads that will be closed, the road connecting to Colombo from the Bambalapitiya junction, the road up to Galle Face green from the Kollupitiya junction, Justice Akbar Mawatha, the D.R Wijewardena Mawatha, the road from the Ceynor junction to Fort, road from the Khan clock tower to Fort.