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Elevated expressway to Kelaniya from OCH Athurugiriya gets Cabinet approval

The Cabinet of Ministers had yesterday granted approval to construct an elevated expressway to Kelaniya New Bridge via Rajagiriya, connecting to the Outer Circular Highway (OCH) at Athurugiriya.

The Cabinet had instructed that steps be taken to respects for proposals (RFP) for the implementation of this project with 100% foreign funding under Build, Operate, Transfer Scheme.

The proposal was tabled by the Minister of Highways following a feasibility study conducted by the Road Development Authority to construct the elevated expressway along with the Port Access elevated expressway which is currently under construction on World Bank funds.