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Priority Bus Lanes from August 15


Priority Bus Lanes will be implemented in Colombo and the suburbs from August 15 Western Development Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka said.

He made this observation at a media conference at Megapolis and Western Development Ministry, in Suhurupaya, Battaramulla today.

He said the move, which will come into effect during the rush hours of 6 a.m. to 9 a.m., would  instill road discipline.

Accordingly, two Priority Bus Lanes will be implemented on August 15 from Kurusa Junction in Moratuwa to Katubedda junction and on the Galle Road section starting near the Savoy Cinema, Wellawatte up to Bambalapitiya junction.

Priority Bus Lanes from Katubedda Junction to Meliban Junction and Bambalapitiya Junction to Pittala Junction will be introduced on August 22.

Priority Bus Lanes between Polduwa Junction and Borella Ayurveda junction and Town Hall to Thummulla Junction will be implemented from August 29.

Priority Bus Lanes from Technical junction to Colombo Fort and Colombo Fort to Slave Island will be implemented on September 5.

Priority Bus Lanes between Slave Island and Colombo Fort will be implemented on September 12 and Borella to Maradana will be introduced on November 30.