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Use alternate routes to avoid traffic surrounding Kelaniya Temple: Police

 

The Police said that roads surrounding the Kelaniya Temple would be hampered with traffic due to the upcoming Kelaniya Perehera from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. on January 27, 28 and 29.  

Accordingly, commuters are advised to use the following alternate routes to ease the traffic congestion:

  • Vehicles heading towards Biyagama across the Fourth Mile Post could use the Kandy road by travelling across Pattiya Junction,
  • Heavy vehicles plying from Biyagama to Kandy road could travel across Pattivila Junction road,
  • Light vehicles and motorcycles traveling from Biyagama could approach Kiribathgoda through the Nagahamulla junction,
  • Vehicles traveling from Thorana Junction could travel through the Old Kandy Road and approach Kiribathgoda from the Sangstha (cooperatives) Junction.
  • Vehicles traveling towards Kelaniya from Wellampitiya could travel until Pattiya Junction and turn towards the Kandy road to approach Biyagama.