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Monday, November 26, 2012 - 5..58 GMT

Southern expressway earns Rs. 950 million since opening


The Southern Expressway has earned around Rs. 950 million since its opening a year ago.

Deputy Ports and Highways Minister Nirmala Kotelawala has told parliament that the toll highway has earned a monthly income of around Rs. 83-85 million.

Around 283,000 vehicles traveled on the Southern Expressway each month since opening.

The 95-km four-lane highway from Kottawa to Galle constructed at a cost of around Rs.70 billion was opened on November 27, 2011. It is to be extended to Matara from Galle under the second phase.





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