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Construction work of Central Expressway temporarily suspended

Construction work of the Central Expressway in Gampaha District has been temporarily suspended.

Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga said that the construction has been temporarily suspended until a final decision is reached after reviewing the construction plan.

Minister further said that, the decision was taken following the criticism that several areas in the district got flooded recently due to Central Expressway constructions.

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Work on the Central Expressway in the Gampaha district has been temporarily halted until the construction plan of the whole project is reviewed,Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga said.

The final decision will be taken on resuming the construction work after reviewing the whole plan thoroughly.

Public, Highways and Irrigation engineers will be consulted for their views on the resumption of construction work and the government is ready to revise the plan if necessary considering their views.

The Minister further said the final decision will be taken within next two weeks.


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