Jan 26, 2021

Cabinet approval for Kelaniya - Rajagiriya elevated expressway 

Cabinet approval has been granted yesterday (25) to construct an elevated expressway to Kelaniya New Bridge via Rajagiriya, connecting to the Outer Circular Highway (OCH) at Athurugiriya.

The proposal was tabled by the Minister of Highways.

A feasibility study has been 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.

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.