Northern Expressway work commences from November


Highways Project Minister, Nirmala Kotalawala said that the Construction work on the Northern Expressway would commence in November this year.

Minister Kotalawela said that the Northern Expressway, from Enderamulla in Gampaha to Dambulla would be constructed in four phases and consist of four lanes initially. Chinese and local contractors would jointly undertake the construction of the expressway projects to the North as well as Kandy and was estimated to cost around Rs. 300 billion.