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Colombo, Dec.25 (Daily Mirror) - The Road Development Authority (RDA) has recorded more than a 40 percent revenue increase from the users of the expressways since last Friday (22), RDA Director General L.V.S. Weerakoon said.

He said that Rs. 46,457,600 was collected from 140,791 total exits between last Friday (22) and Saturday (23) including Rs. 27,719,450 from E-01 and E-02 interchanges, Rs. 14,655,950 from E-03 and 4,082,200 from E-04.

Rs. 50,174,550 was collected as revenue between Saturday (23) and Sunday (24) in lieu of Rs. 31,496,800 from E-01 and E-02, Rs. 13,528,400 from E-03 and Rs. 5,149,350 from E-04, for a total of 145,503 exits.

Meanwhile, Rs. 42,742,200 in revenue was collected between Sunday (24) and Monday (25), including Rs. 27,783,750 from E-01 and E-02, Rs. 10,117,150 from E-03, and Rs. 4,511,300 from E-04 from 121,418 exits.

According to the revenue recorded on Saturday (23), it was the highest ever recorded in a single day on the highway, and it is about 40% more than the normal day's revenue.


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  • Sadeek ali Monday, 25 December 2023 03:00 PM

    All the drug lords taking every exit possible

    Make hay will the sun shines Monday, 25 December 2023 03:02 PM

    It will drop by 40% tomorrow.

    Anura Jayantha Monday, 25 December 2023 05:40 PM

    Big talk about revenue. How much do Sri Lankans get to retain other than employing robots at the exit and entry points..

    krishna Monday, 25 December 2023 06:44 PM

    Where is Wasantha Samarasinghe

    sss Monday, 25 December 2023 07:55 PM

    In rupees may I add

    Jan Monday, 25 December 2023 08:15 PM

    REVENUE COLLECTED FROM HIGH WAYS IS GREAT INCOME TOO , GOVERNMENT HAS COLLECTED HUGE TRILLIONS OF RUPEES BY INCREASING CEB/ WATER BOARD/ VARIOUS TAXES ON FOOD ITEMS, SUB STANDARD MEDECINES , HIGHER PRICES,N FOREIGN RESOURCES GONE UP BY 4-5 BILLIONS, WHILE PEOPLE'S STARVING

    MFParsons Monday, 25 December 2023 10:13 PM

    Amazing! A road makes money! . . . why not build another one! Maybe a highway to Trinco . . . or a rail system to Avisawella through Meegoda?

    Waco Tuesday, 26 December 2023 03:25 AM

    Results of Pin-President’s hard work.

    Please answer Tuesday, 26 December 2023 05:56 AM

    What is the annual payment for the loan taken out to build this?

    Regular expressway driver Tuesday, 26 December 2023 06:19 AM

    RDA should consider implementing motorway maintenance schedule as it looks a little sad and needs maintenance at various places after years of usage (normal for motorways), important on safety aspects too for the vehicles and occupants. Also should have a plan to replace manual toll booths with electronic charging which will eliminate snap trade union actions too.

    Johan Tuesday, 26 December 2023 08:30 AM

    Pay back the loan with this money

    Prianka Nalin Seneviratne Tuesday, 26 December 2023 11:09 PM

    Did you ask whether the traffic volume also increased increased or just the toll?

    Dinendre Wednesday, 27 December 2023 01:20 PM

    Atleast try to put the road lamps back on at night now its extremely dangerous in the night to drive in the dark.

    Fees too high Wednesday, 27 December 2023 03:05 PM

    The high fees are just another tax on users of the expressway. Record profits being made but no reduction in fees. Government continues it unfairness every step.


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