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* Sri Lanka's Southern Expressway extension to Matara to be opened tomorrow
Fri, Mar 14, 2014, 10:15 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 14, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa will declare open the extension of the Southern Expressway from Pinnaduwa in Galle to Godagama in Matara tomorrow, the Ministry of Highways, Ports and Shipping announced.

President Rajapaksa will declare open the 35-kilometer extension of Sri Lanka's first ever expressway on March 15 at 3 p.m. local time.

The extension has two interchanges along the 35 kilometer distance between Galle and Matara. The two interchanges are at Wathawana area in Galle Deniyaya Road and in Kokmaduwa along the Weligama Kananke Road.

The four-lane extension was constructed at a cost of US$ 180 million with the funds from EXIM Bank of China.

Construction of the 75-kilometer segment from Matara- Godagama to Hambantota Harbor via Beliatta, Andarawewa, and Mattala will commence next month, a highway official said. The project is estimated to be completed in four years.

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