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Seven new bridges for Badulla

Irrigation and Water Resources Management Minister Nimal Siripala De Silva will lay foundation stones today to build seven bridges in the Badulla city area under the government's infrastructure development program for the Uva province.

Parliamentarians, former members and ministers of the Provincial Council, senior government officials and members of the public will be present, Coordinating Secretary to Minister Gunapala Illayapperuma told the Sunday Observer.

The construction of the bridges, a much felt need under the city's beautification and infrastructure development program, will commence immediately and completed soon, Illayapperuma said.

The Milagastenne bridge constructed at a cost of Rs. 200 million at Station Road, Badulla will be commissioned soon. Three other bridges in the Badulla Pradeshiya Sabha area are also under construction at a cost of Rs. 60 million, Illayapperuma said.

They are the Dambagoda Galagedera bridge, the Telbedde Storewatte bridge and the Kirimalgoda Medamankada bridge, he said.

Three roads that are being constructed and carpeted at huge costs under the Uva Provincial Council's road development programs are nearing completion while work on one road has already been completed, Uva Governor's Media Secretary M.B. Chandrapala said.

Work on the Muppana-Wedikumbura-Thenagallanda road built at a cost of Rs. 732 million has been already completed, he said.

Almost 90 percent of the work has been completed on the Galanda-Kandaketiya-Karametitiya road constructed at a cost of Rs. 783 million, the Kottagoda-Podumilla-Adiyarawatta-Maspanna-Yalagamuwa road at a cost of Rs. 996 million and the Medithale-Pathanawatta-Thennapanguwa-Kiriwehera road at a cost of Rs. 814 million, he said.



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