Port Access Elevated Highway Project launched...
September 10, 2019
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe participates in the ceremony to commence the Port Access Elevated Highway Project.
The relevant agreement for the project was signed between China Civil Engineering Company and the Road Development Authority (RDA) in the presence of the Premier and the Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka Chang Xueyuan.
The project will see the construction of about 5.3 kilometers of an elevated toll highway with related facilities between the New Kelani Bridge (NKB) and Galle Face in central Colombo.
It will provide a direct link to the city center and the port from the Colombo- Katunayake Expressway via the NKB, and then extend the expressway network into the city.
Ministers Kabir Hashim, Sagala Ratnayake, Patali Champika Ranawaka, Daya Gamage, Thalatha Athukorale and Ravi Karunanayake also graced the event.