Special traffic plan from today in view of Victory Day celebrations in Matara-Video
The police have taken steps to implement a special traffic plan from today in view of the Victory Commemoration Ceremony held in the Matara town and its neighbourhood.
The Victory Commemoration Celebration is held this time centred on the Matara coastal belt.
A special traffic plan will be in place today and tomorrow when the final rehearsal is held and on 18th when the Victory Commemoration Celebration is held.
All heavy vehicles including lorries and trucks heading for Tangalle on the Galle road will be diverted to Akuressa from Weligama.
These vehicles can reach Beliatta via Kamburupitiya and Hakmana.
The vehicles can reach Tangalle or Dickwella from Beliatta.
Heavy vehicles plying on the Galle road from Kataragama and Tangalle can reach Weligama via Dickwella new Road, Beliatta, Hakmana, Kamburupitiya, Akuressa and Thelijja-wila.
All light vehicles including buses carrying passenger heading for Tangalle and Kataragama will be diverted from Walgama junction via Rahula junction, Hunukotuwa, Good Shed road, Yatiyana junction, Kekanadura junction and Thalalla Technical College.
These vehicles can reach Galle road at Walgama junction via Kekanadura junction, Yatiyana junction, Good Shed road, Hunukotuwa and Rahula junction.
All vehicles travelling from the Godagama exit of the Southern Expressway can reach Tangalle road through Rahula junction, Hunukotuwa, Good Shed, Hakmana road, Yatiyana, Kekanadura junction, Viyanoruwa, Gandara and Thalalla Technical College.
All vehicles entering the Southern Expressway can reach Godagama junction via Akuressa, Hunukotuwa and Goodshed.
The Matara main bus stand will be temporarily shifted to Isadeen town on May 17 and 18.
Police Media Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana requests drivers to use specified alternative routes to avoid inconvenience.