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* President to open new developments to Sri Lanka's first expressway
Wed, Dec 5, 2012, 10:49 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 05, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa will declare open several developments made to the Southern Expressway, country's first ever expressway, tomorrow (December 06), the Deputy Minister of Ports and Transport Nirmala Kothalawala said.

The President will open the new Kottawa exchange which connects the Southern Expressway to the Outer Circle Expressway that is being built around the capital Colombo.

The terminal will comprise five entries and eight exits.

The Southern Expressway will be connected to other expressways such as Colombo-Kandy Expressway and Colombo-Katunayake Airport Expressway that are currently under construction via the Colombo Outer Circle Expressway.

The President will also declare open the newly built rest area along the Southern Expressway. The rest area, built near Welipenna in the Kalutara district comprises rest rooms, restaurants, supermarkets, service stations, clothing shops, children play area, coffee shops, parking areas, and fuel stations.

The Southern Expressway will be extended up to Matara next year under its second stage.

** Related Story :: Construction of Kottawa terminal of Sri Lanka\'s Southern Expressway commences in December



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