EOM&M Division

President opens second phase of Southern Expressway from Galle to Matara today

- 15th of March 2014 09:30 PM (GMT + 05.30)
  The second phase of the Southern Expressway from Pinnaduwa in Galle to Godagama in Matara was ceremonially declared opened by President Mahinda Rajapaksa today (15). A special ceremony to mark the occasion was held at Godagama, Matara under the patronage of President Rajapaksa. The Southern Expressway is Sri Lanka's first E Class highway. With the opening of the second phase, the 126 km (78 mi) long highway will link Colombo with Matara. Construction on the highway began in 2006 and the first phase from Kottawa to Pinnaduwa in Galle was declared open on 27 November 2011.

Colombo Outer Circular expressway first phase opened

- 8th of March 2014 10:00 PM (GMT + 05.30)
  The first phase of the Outer Circular Highway from Kottawa to Kaduwela was declared open by President Mahinda Rajapaksa. The President opened the access road to the Expressway from the Kottawa interchange with a participation of a large gathering.