Apr 14, 2021

Several accidents in Southern Expressway Featured

Several road accidents have been reported this morning (14) between Dodangoda - Galanigama section of the Southern Expressway.

The Acting Director of the Operation Maintenance and Management Division of the Road Development Authority Nihal Lodwick has told media that 10 vehicles were involved in several accidents along the stretch, leading to heavy traffic congestion along the expressway.

However, no injuries were reported, he added.

The Road Development Authority (RDA) has requested motorists travelling along expressways to maintain the stipulated speed limit and distance between vehicles.

Rs.137.11 million income
The RDA has incurred a revenue of Rs.137.11 million through expressway ticket sales over four days with 515,066 vehicles passed through expressways between April 08 - 11.

Mr. Lodwick has said that the highest revenue was recorded on the 10th with 141,187 vehicles using expressways resulting in revenue accumulation of Rs.38.28 million.