Construction of Central Expressway in Gampaha, suspended
Minister of Tourism Prasanna Ranatunga says that the construction of the Central Expressway in Gampaha District has been temporarily suspended.
Minister Ranatunga said that the project had been suspended, and the final decision about the project will be taken after reviewing the construction plan.
The Minister pointed out that the Government is ready to revise the relevant plan if necessary by taking into consideration the views of the public and the views of the Highways and Irrigation Engineers.
Several areas in the Gampaha District were inundated due to the recent heavy rains and it was alleged that one of the reasons for the floods was the construction of the Central Expressway.