Road over Udawalawe Dam to be closed from today



The road running over the embankment of the Udawalawe Dam is to be temporarily closed from today (Dec. 15) to Jan. 15 under several stages due to essential maintenance work, the Mahaweli Authority notes.

The road will be completely closed for a week until Dec. 22.

From Dec. 23 – Jan. 06, one lane of the road will be kept open.

From Jan. 07 – 14, the road will once again be closed completely before reopening it for vehicular movement on Jan. 15 .

The Mahaweli Authority has urged motorists to use the road to 13th Mile Post via Udawalawe and Embilipitiya for the time being as an alternate route.


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