The City Traffic police noted that from 6.00 am today, a permanent one way traffic system will be in effect from the Maradana Bridge up to the Sangaraja Roundabout via Technical Junction.
Police said rehearsals had been conducted at different times last month and early this month and been successful.
According to the traffic police, motorists travelling towards Pettah from Maligawatta Road and Armour Street will have to go along Panchikawatta Road and turn right bythe Elphinstone Theatre and then turn left at the Technical Junction.
Vehicles heading towards Maligawatta Road and Armour Street from the Gamini Roundabout and Punchi Borella will have drive straight through the Technical Junction and turn right to enter Sri Sangaraja Mawatha.
Police also said motorists travelling towards the Gamini Roundabout and Punchi Borella from Pettah and the Court Complex area will have to go straight through the Sangaraja Roundabout and then along Panchikawatta Road to drive across the Maradana Bridge.
Police have allowed motorists to enter the Court Road from Technical Junction and the Gamini Roundabout through the Bridge Junction.
Vehicles coming out of Maligawatta Road will not be allowed to enter Armour Street by going through the Sangaraja Roundabout. Instead they will have to go along Kettarama Road and Grandpass Road and then enter the main road. (Supun Dias)