|UPDATE ON SRI LANKA’S CENTRAL EXPRESSWAY|
|On November 28th, the stretch of the Central Expressway from Meerigama to Kurunegala, which is part 2 of the development project, will be handed over to the public. The public will be given access to the length of the road during a ceremony hosted by the President and the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. The portion between Meerigama and Kurunegala will feature four lanes and five interchanges.|
The Central Expressway segment between Mirigama and Kurunegala will allow the people to travel the approximately 39.7 km between the two places in 25 minutes and for those travelling to Kandy, Kurunegala, or Dambulla, the expressway connecting Colombo and Kandy will be quite easy.
The entrance and departure points would be in Mirigama, Gampaha District, and Kurunegala, respectively.
The Central Expressway Project has been divided into four sections;
Section 1 from Kadawatha to Mirigama at approximately 37 kmSection 2 from Mirigama to Kurunegala at approximately of 39.7 kmThe stretch from Mirigama to Ambepussa at approximately 9.1 kmSection 3 from Pothuhera to Galagedara at approximately 32.5 kmSection 4 from Kurunegala to Dambulla at approximately 60.3 km
The Central Expressway’s remaining parts are expected to be completed over the next few years.