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* Colombo-Galle Road traffic plan changed to ease congestion
Sat, Jul 23, 2011, 10:42 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 23, Colombo: Colombo city traffic police has changed the traffic plan of the Colombo streets to ease traffic congestion.

Accordingly, the one way traffic of Galle Road has been extended to Dickman Road junction in Bambalapitiya. Earlier, the one way traffic was only up to Bambalapitiya junction.

Now the Galle Road from Dickman Road junction is one way towards Colombo. The Duplication Road that begins from Kollupitiya is one way up to Dickman Road, city traffic police say.

A number of cross roads have been marked to cross to either way.

The new traffic plan is in effect from 6 am today.

Galle Road near Bambalapitiya junction has been identified by police as one of the most congested traffic areas of the city.

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