18 Bend Road section closed | Sunday Observer

18 Bend Road section closed

21 March, 2023

Kandy District Disaster Management Director Deshapriya Bandara said that there is a risk of the earth mound collapsing on the Kandy -Mahiyangana Road and the 18 Bend Road section during heavy rains.

He also said that it is important for drivers to pay close attention to this matter.

The 18 Bend Road stretch of the Kandy-Mahiyangana road was closed until yesterday morning due to an earth mound collapsing that occurred near the second bend and a landslide occurred near the fourteenth bend yesterday. He said that the Kandy District Disaster Management Center, National Building Research Organization and the Road Development Authority jointly conducted an observation at the site and concluded that there was no serious danger and opened the road for vehicular traffic.