The Ministry of Highways has been able to earn a total revenue of approximately Rs. 370,000,000 through the Southern expressway.
Speaking to our News Team, the Deputy Minister of Ports and Highways Nirmala Kothalawala stated that this revenue was earned between the 27th of November 2011 and the 16th of April 2012.
Accordingly, the number of motor vehicles which had travelled on the Southern expressway is 1,243,555.
Meanwhile, the Deputy Minister of Ports and Highways also stated that as at present the construction of the first phase of the Colombo Outer Expressway Roundabout has been completed upto 42%.
Speaking further Deputy Minister Nirmala Kothalawala stated that the construction activities of the Kottawa entrance will be completed prior to the end of the month of May.