(February 2, 2021)
Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Event: Due to the Sri Lanka Independence Day rehearsals and celebrations, multiple roads in Colombo will be subject to closures until Thursday February 4, 2021.
2-3 February: certain roads will be closed from 06:00 AM to 01:00 PM. On 4 February roads will be closed from 04:00 AM to 01:00 PM.
Accordingly, the following roads are subject to closures:
- 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.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid the affected areas.
- Avoid crowds.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
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- 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
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