Colombo Fort races: Roads closed between 7pm to 6am

Several roads will be closed to traffic today and tomorrow due to the motor races being held in the Colombo Fort area.

The race track starting from Galadari Hotel in Lotus Road, Fort through Ceramic junction, left from CTO junction to Chatham Street, Duke Street, Baron Jayathilaka Mawatha, left from Baron Jayathilake Mawatha towards York Street, Bank Street to Janadipathi Mawatha, via N.S.A. Roundabout to Lotus Road, back to the starting point.

Roads mentioned below will be closed for lorries and buses entering Fort today from 7pm to 6am Saturday.

The roads will be closed again at 6pm on Saturday to 6am on Sunday. Colpetty junction, Pittala Junction, Ibbanwala Junction, Gamini Roundabout, Ceynor Junction, Khan Roundabout. Roads mentioned below will be closed for all vehicles entering Fort today from 7pm to 6am Saturday and 6pm Saturday to 6am Sunday.

From Galle Face Roundabout, Regal Roudnabout, Khan Roundabout, Olcott Mawatha, Ceynor Junction. Route to be taken by buses and other vehicles entering Colombo Fort along Galle Road or leaving along Galle Road.

Galle Road to Colpetty junction, Pittala junction, Lipton Roundabout and turn right at Ibbanwala junction and proceed to Maradana junction and via Technical junction to Colombo Fort.

The same route should be used to go back by turning at Ceynor junction. Route to be taken by buses and other vehicles entering Colombo Fort along Havelock Road or leaving along Havelock Road. De soyza Roundabout, turn right at Ibbanwala junction, Maradana junction and then via Technical junction to reach Colombo Fort. The same route should be used to go back by turning at Ceynor junction.

Vehicles heading towards Fort via any other routes should turn at Ceynor junction and take the same route back.

Electric Peacock Festival attendees today you will be permitted to proceed beyond the Galle Face roundabout, they will have to park their vehicles at the Shangri La grounds (Old Army Grounds) and walk to the event premises.”

 

Courtesy: Daily News

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