The Ministry of Freeways states that the 2nd stage of the Central Expressway, additionally called the ‘Ethugalpura Entry’, which was stated open up to the general public on Saturday, has actually created a revenue of over Rs. 2.8 million within the initial 12 hrs of procedures.
Vehicle drivers had actually been permitted to utilize the newly-opened stretch of the Central Expressway toll-free up until Sunday mid-day while the toll cubicles had actually been functional from 12 noontime onwards.
As necessary, the revenue created by the brand-new area of the expressway in between 12 noontime to twelve o’clock at night on Sunday (16) has actually been approximated as about Rs. 2,805,100.
The ministry stated that 13,583 cars had actually utilized the expressway from Kurunegala to Mirigama within that 12-hour duration while no automobile mishaps were reported throughout that time.