Jan 28, Colombo: A special traffic plan will be implemented in several areas of Colombo due to the rehearsals for the 75th National Independence Day.
This traffic plan is in effect on January 28, January 29, February 01, February 02 and February 03.
According to the police, traffic will be restricted on several roads from 05:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Police inform that some roads will be closed and request the motorists to use alternative routes.
Accordingly, entry from Galle Face Center Road, Galle Face Roundabout to NSA Roundabout and Chaitya Road area, and from Kollupitiya Junction towards Galle Face Road Roundabout and Kollupitiya Railway Station Road are restricted.
The police announced that traffic restrictions have been imposed on several other roads as well. Residents using those roads have been given the opportunity to travel as per the instructions of the traffic officials.
According to a press release issued by Sri Lanka Police, following roads will be closed.
1. Galle Face Centre Road, from Galle Face Roundabout to NSA Roundabout and Chaithya Road area <! =Chandrica=>
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2. Entrance to Station Road in Kollupitiya and Galle Face Roundabout from Kollupitiya Junction
3. Entrance to Galle Road from St. Michael Roundabout
4. Entrance to Galle Road from Rotunda Roundabout
5. Entrance to NSA Roundabout from Ceramic Junction
6. Entrance to Bank of Ceylon Mawatha from York Street
7. Entrance to Chatham Street from York Street
8. Entrance to Mudalige Mawatha from York Street
9. Entrance to Sir Baron Jayathilaka Mawatha from York Street
10. Entrance to YMBA Roundabout from Khan Clock Tower Roundabout
11. Entrance to CTO Junction and Olcott Mawatha from CENOR Junction
12. Entrance to Ceramic Junction, Lotus Road from CTO Junction
13. Entrance to D.R. Wijewardena Mawatha from Gamini Roundabout
14. Entrance to Regal Junction from Slave Island Police Roundabout
15. Entrance to Galle Face Green and Baladaksha Mawatha from Sir Mohomad Macan Markar Mawatha
16. Entrance to Kollupitiya from Bambalapitiya Junction on the Galle Road
17. Entrance to Colombo from the Marine Drive through Bambalapitiya Station Road
18. Entrance to Liberty Roundabout from Flower Road Junction through Ananda Coomaraswamy Road
19. Entrance to R.A. De Mel Mawatha from Thummulla Junction through Bauddhaloka Road
20. Entrance to St. Michael Roundabout from Liberty Roundabout