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The Feasibility reports for the new Kelani bridge and the Colombo elevated road have been completed.

Ministry of Highways says that the feasibility and environmental reports of the new bridge of Kelani River and the proposed elevated road from the bridge upto the Colombo Harbour have been completed, at present. Secretary to the Ministry D C Dissanayaka says Japanese government has given financial assistance for the bridge and the Asian Development Bank has offered money for the elevated road. This road will be connected to the Katunayaka-Colombo expressway.  It is to be extended up to the Wellawatta marine drive via Galle face green without blocking it. The constructions are to be completed by 2019.

In addition, another elevated road will be constructed up to Battaramulla from the new Kelani Bridge.  This will also be extended to Athurugiriya, later.

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