New traffic plan on Marine Drive comes into effect from Monday

New traffic plan on Marine Drive comes into effect from Monday

New traffic plan on Marine Drive comes into effect from Monday

Written by Staff Writer

02 Nov, 2014 | 5:25 pm

The police have decided to implement a new traffic plan on weekdays along marine drive due to the heavy traffic the road experiences.

The plan will come into effect from Monday

The Police Media Spokersperson’s office said that only vehicles heading towards Colombo will be allowed travel on Marine Drive from Ramakrishna Junction in Wellawatte to Kinross Road Junction in Bambalapitiya between 7.00 a.m. and 9.00 a.m.

Meanwhile, only vehicles heading towards Dehiwala will be allowed to travel along same section of Marine Drive between 4.30pm – 6.30pm.

This traffic plan will not be in effect during the weekends and other public holidays. Police said that heavy traffic congestion during the rush hours on Marine Drive is due to road repairs being carried out near Boswell Place Junction and Collingwood Place Junction.

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