Ruwanpura Expressway Project
 
     
 
Project Name
Project Type
Funding Agency
Location
Length (km)
Width (m)
Date of Commencement
Target Completion Date
Progress as at 07th August 2020 of Phase -1
Ruwanpura Expressway Project
Expressway Construction
GoSL
Phase -1 (From Kahathuduwa to Ingiriya (24.3 km) 73.9 4 lane During the month of January, 2021 (Tentative) 36 months Land Acquisition of Phase-1 is in progress

A. Technical :

  1. Paper advertisement published for "Invite for Prequalification for Phase-1"
  2. Letter of Invitation has been issued to the University of Moratuwa requesting to submit a Proposal for the consultancy Service to Revisit the existing Feasibility Study.

B. Land Acquisition:

  1. Advance Tracing - 23.800 km
  2. Sec.2 Completed - 23.800 km
  3. Sec.38 Completed - 22.600 km
  4. Condition Report - 21.000 km
  5. Section 5 Gazzet - 19.800 km
  6. PP Completed - 11.650 km
Package-1 (0+000 km to 7+300 km) = 7 km 36 months
Package-2 (7+300 km to 13+800 km) = 6.5 km 36 months
Package-3 (13+800 km to 20+300 km) = 6.5 km 36 months
Package-4 (20+300 km to 24+300 km) = 4 km 36 months
Not decided yet From Ingiriya to Pelmadulla (49.6 km) N/A
 
 
Description of the Work
1. Project Background

Sri Lanka has maintained an impressive economic growth in recent years, and the road network has played a key role in uplifting the socio-economic growth of the country. After the construction of the three expressways, the adjoining areas of the expressways has seen high rate of development and these expressways have become the preferred route of transport.

The Proposed Ruwanpura Expressway from Kahathuduwa to Pelmadulla via Ratnapura is connecting Western Province with Sabaragmauwa Province. First phase of the Expressway from Kahathuduwa to Ingiriya will be 24.3km long. The first phase will be divided into four packages as follows;

1. Package 1 Ruwanpura Expressway (0+000 to 7+300 km) -7.3 km
2. Package 2 - Ruwanpura Expressway (7+300 to 13+800 km) -6.5km
3. Package 3 - Ruwanpura Expressway (13+800 to 20+300 km) - 6.5km
4. Package 4 Ruwanpura Expressway (20+300 to 24+300 km) 4km

Phase 1 of the Ruwanpura Expressway commences from the 19+600 km of the Colombo – Horana Road (B084) and proceeds upto Ingiriya via Horana. The design speed of this phase will be 110km/h and it will be a four lane two-way Expressway. This section comprises of two interchanges which are at Horana and Ingiriya.

 

2. Components of the project
A. Package 1

Chainage
(km)

Length
(km)

Viaduct Length (km)

No.of
Via ducts

Expressway Bridges (Nos)

Over passes
(Nos)

Underpasses
(Nos)

Box Culverts
(Nos)

0+000 -7+300

7.300

0

0

1

6

8

24

B. Package 2

Chainage
(km)

Length
(km)

Viaduct Length (km)

No.of
Viaducts

Expressway Bridges (Nos)

Over passes
(Nos)

Under passes
(Nos)

Box Culverts
(Nos)

7+300 -13+800

6.500

0.390

1

2

2

10

23

The Horana Interchange will be included in Package 2

C. Package 3

Chainage
(km)

Length
(km)

Viaduct Length (km)

No.of
Viaducts

Expressway Bridges (Nos)

Overpasses
(Nos)

Underpasses
(Nos)

Box Culverts
(Nos)

13+800 -20+300

6.500

0.840

2

2

2

6

23

d. Package 4

Chainage
(km)

Length
(km)

Viaduct Length (km)

No.of
Viaducts

Expressway Bridges (Nos)

Overpasses
(Nos)

Underpasses
(Nos)

Box Culverts
(Nos)

20+300 -24+300

4.000

2.695

1

2

0

1

9

Ingiriya Interchange will be included in Package 4

 
Progress Photographs:
 
 
       
Casting
Casting
Condition Report
Data Collection
Design
Design
Trace demarcation
Trace demarcation
Trace demarcation
Trace demarcation
   
Trace demarcation
 
 
 
Last Modified Date: 12-Aug-2020