Rajagiriya flyover 'open' for traffic from Monday

Friday, 05 January 2018 - 15:18

President Maithripala Sirisena will vest the Rajagiriya flyover with the public on Monday (Jan. 08), which is expected to ease the existing heavy traffic congestion in the Rajagiriya area.
The President’s Media Unit said that even though the construction work of the flyover was scheduled to be completed by the end of this year, it was completed in 11 months ahead of the schedule.
The construction work commenced in 2016 jointly by a Spanish company and a local company. 
The project cost was Rs 4,700 million.
The total length of the flyover is 533 meters and the total width, 21.4 meters.
In parallel to this project, several roads around the Rajagiriya area are being developed.

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