Traffic diversions around Independence Square | Daily News

Traffic diversions around Independence Square

Several roads leading to the Independence Square will be closed for traffic during rehearsals for the Independence Day celebrations, Police Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said.

Motorists are advised to use alternative routes during rehearsal times. Rehearsals will be conducted from 6.00 am to 1 pm today, Tuesday and Wednesday.

Roads in the Independence Square area will be closed and vehicular movement will be restricted during these times, DIG Ajith Rohana said.

He said that on February 4 (Independence Day), roads will be closed from 4.00 am and vehicle movement will be restricted. Motorists are advised to avoid this area and use alternative roads. Police have been deployed at all junctions to direct motorists. In addition, sign boards have also been placed at junctions to direct motorists, he said.

Vehicular movement on Galle Road, Low Level Road, Kandy Road, Katunayake Expressway and Negombo Road will operate as usual towards Fort and Pettah areas without interruption.