Greater Colombo Urban Transport Development Project Phase 2 (I)

Greater Colombo Urban Transport Development Project Phase 2 (I)

Locations

Type

Road

Status

Completed

Total Reported Cost

37.3 billion JPY

Initiatives

Start Date

2006

Start of Construction

June 2008

Planned Completion Date

April 2012

Contractors

Consultants

Funders

Source(s) Amount
5,718,000,000 JPY

Description

The project aims to alleviate road traffic congestion in Greater Colombo area and improve connectivity between the regions through the construction of expressways linking the main national roads in the surrounds of Colombo and the Southern Highway, and thus contributing to the strengthening of the economic foundations of Sri Lanka and the correction of regional disparities. This tranche of funding covered a 12 km stretch from Kaduwela to Kadawatha in the Colombo conurbation.