Central Expressway second phase opened | Sunday Observer

Central Expressway second phase opened

16 January, 2022

The second phase of the Central Expressway from Mirigama to Kurunegala (Ethugalpura Gateway) was opened to the public yesterday under the patronage of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa. The 40.91 km stretch of the Expressway has five interchanges with toll counters at Mirigama, Nakalagamuwa, Dambokka, Kurunegala and Yaggapitiya. The four-lane section of the road from Mirigama to Kurunegala has been identified as the most beautiful expressway section in Sri Lanka. It was constructed by local contractors with local funds at a cost of Rs.149 billion. Chief Government Whip Highways Minister Johnston Fernando and Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga were also present. Pic: Sagara Lakmal de Mel