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Flyover at Dehiwala opened PDF Print E-mail
SLW News Desk Colombo

The much anticipated constructions of the Dehiwala flyover concludes to an end as the bridge across the Dehiwala junction commissioned open early this morning (21) by President Mahinda Rajapaksha. Highways and Road Development Minister T.B. Ekanayake concluded that the new bridge will pave the way for easy movement of 40,000 vehicles daily.

The financial assistance for this massive effort of 920 million rupees was funded by the Government of UK and the construction projects were handled by the Mabey and Johnson Company of the UK and Access Engineering Ltd in Sri Lanka.

Constructions for this flyover commenced on the 7th of July this year, a construction process conducted in record time by Sri Lankan standards for concluding a project as vast and complicated as this. 
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