Highways Minister Johnston Fernando said that Rs. 349 million was earned from expressways during the 11 days of the festive season.
More than 1,236,288 vehicles have used the Colombo-Katunayake Expressway, Outer Circular Highway and Southern Expressway during that period.
The highest number of vehicles had used the expressways during this period was on April 10.
Accordingly, 141,187 vehicles used the expressways and that the income earned on April 10 was over Rs. 38 million.
The minister disclosed this after a detailed report on road traffic accidents and revenue from the entire Expressways was handed over to the minister by the acting Director, Expressway Operations, Maintenance and Management Division.(DSB)