Multiple Roads in Colombo CLOSED ahead of Independence Day (FULL LIST)

Multiple Roads in Colombo CLOSED ahead of Independence Day (FULL LIST)

Multiple Roads in Colombo CLOSED ahead of Independence Day (FULL LIST)

Written by Zulfick Farzan

30 Jan, 2021 | 12:35 am

Colombo (News 1st); Multiple roads in Colombo will remain closed from Saturday 30th January to Thursday 04th February for several hours for the 73rd Independence Day rehearsals and celebrations.

From Saturday (30) to Wednesday (03) the following roads will be closed from 06:00 AM to 01:00 PM and on Independence Day the roads will be closed from 04:00 AM to 01:00 PM.

Accordingly, the below mentioned roads will be closed:

  • Glass House Junction towards Nanda Motors
  • Library Junction towards Glass House
  • Library Junction towards Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha (Green Path)
  • Dharmapala Mawatha towards F.R. Senanayake Mawatha
  • De Soyza roundabout towards C.W.W.Kannangara Mawatha
  • F.R. Senanayake Mawatha towards C.W.W.Kannangara Mawatha
  • Wijerama Mawatha towards C.W.W.Kannangara Mawatha through Rosmead Place
  • Wijerama Mawatha towards C.W.W.Kannangara Mawatha through Barnes Place
  • Horton Place towards Maitland Crescent through Wijerama Mawatha
  • Wijerama Mawatha towards Maitland Crescent through R. G. Senanayake Mawatha
  • Horton Place towards Horton Roundabout through Maitland Crescent
  • R. G. Senanayake Mawatha towards Maitland Crescent
  • Wijerama Mawatha towards Vidya Mawatha through Vidya Mawatha Junction
  • Vidya Mawatha towards Maitland Crescent
  • Bauddhaloka Mawatha (via R. F. P. Junction) towards Maitland Crescent
  • Bauddhaloka Mawatha (via Torrington Junction) towards Premakeerthi De Alwis Mawatha
  • Premakeerthi De Alwis Mawatha towards Independence Avenue
  • Stanley Wijesundara Mawatha towards Foundation Mawatha
  • Sri Lanka Foundation Institute towards Independence Square
  • Foundation Mawatha towards Independence Avenue
  • Entry to Maitland Crescent, Nanda Motors and Independence Avenue via Independence Roundabout.

Alternatives routes to enter Colombo

01. Vehicles from Colpetty on Galle Road can proceed to Liberty Circus, Dharmapala Mawatha, Pittala Junction, Red Cross Junction, Lipton Circus and then enter Union Place, Ward Place and Deans Road.

02. Vehicles from Thummulla on Havelock Road can proceed to Thurstan Road, Flower Road, Flower Road Junction, Pittala Junction and then enter James Peiris Mawatha and Dharmapala Mawatha.

03. Vehicle from Horton Place can take a right from Horton Place to Wijerama Junction and proceed to Ward Place, De Zoysa Roundabout and then enter Dharmapala Mawatha, Union Place and Deans Road, while Bauddhaloka Mawatha can be used to proceed towards Thummulla.

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