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Southern Expressway opens today
The Southern Expressway will be opened to the public from today (27). The Expressway, which is the country’s first ever access controlled Expressway will be declared open by President Mahinda Rajapaksa at 11 am.
The section from Kottawa to Pinnaduwa (Galle) will be opened today while the section from Galle to Matara (35km under construction will be completed by 2013. The 96km stretch from Kottawa to Pinnaduwa and the new Galle Port access road will connect to the Expressway to Galle town. The expressway will be extended to Hambantota connecting it to the Mattala International Airport which is now under construction.