Only light vehicles to be allowed along Colombo - Hatton route as section of the road caves-in

9 October 2019 - 124   - 0

Only light vehicles will be allowed to travel towards Hatton along the Colombo - Hatton road, after a section of the road had caved-in yesterday (Oct 8), police said.

A section of the traffic lane used by vehicles heading towards Hatton had caved-in near the 62/3 kilometre milepost in Watawala at around 5:30 pm. Accordingly, the remaining traffic lane would be open only for light vehicles, police added.

Heavy vehicles have been advised to use the following alternative routes during this time period ;

  • Reach Hatton through Norton Bridge and Maskeliya
  • Head towards Colombo after reaching Kandy through Talawakelle and Pundaluoya 

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