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    Pothuhera to Galagedera Link Expressway construction to be expedited

    October 14, 2014

    The Government has given high priority for the construction of the portion of the Link Expressway from Pothuhera to Galagedara.

    The above mentioned portion of the Expressway will connect major commercial cities viz., Gampaha, Veyangoda, Mirigama, Kurunegala, Rideegama, Melsiripura and Galewela and the above mentioned portion of Link Expressway will connect major commercial cities viz., Rambukkana and Galagedara. On the Northern Expressway portion, interchanges will be constructed at Enderamulla (System Interchange), Gampaha, Veyangoda, Mirigama, Nakalagamuwa, Dambokka, Kurunegala, Ridigama, Melsiripura, Galewala, Pothuhera (System Interchange). On the Link Expressway interchanges will be constructed at Rambukkana and Galagedara. System Interchange provides connectivity only among expressway.

     

    The feasibility studies and preliminary designs have been already completed and the proposed expressway corridors for the above mentioned sections have been already identified.Environmental Impact Assessment and land acquisition activities are in progress.

     

    The above mentioned sections of the expressway have been divided into eight (08) individual contract packages for implementation of construction as per details given below: 

     

    Contract 
    Package No.

    Name of Section

    Length 
    (km)

    Package 01

    Enderamulla Veyangoda

    28.0

    Package 02

    Veyangoda Mirigama

    16.0

    Package 03

    Mirigama Nakalagamuwa

    18.0

    Package 04

    Nakalagamuwa Alakoladeniya

    20.1

    Package 05.

    Alakoladeniya Meddeketiya

    16.9

    Package 06

    Meddeketiya Galewela

    19.0

    Package 07

    Pothuhera Rambukkana

    17.5

    Package 08

    Rambukkana Galagedara

    18.0

     

    Last modified on Tuesday, 14 October 2014 09:18

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