Archive for June, 2009
Anyone who’s taken the Galle road will know how much fun Dehiwala can be. Used to be (haven’t taken the route in some time) that the traffic would extend somewhere upto Ratmalana in the mornings (to Colombo). Evenings are no better on the way back. The best advertisement for travel by train could’ve included photos of morning/evening traffic in Dehiwala.
Now it would seem that there’s change in the air. I saw some guys with “Access” on their luminous vests along the roads at Dehiwala junction, which is also now missing some pavement.
Apparently, a flyover will be under construction soon. Hopefully, construction will be in 2-4 month range similar to the Kelaniya and Nugegoda flyovers which means some short term pain for long term gain.
However, there’s still the question of this will ease traffic out of Colombo, since there’s still plenty of that in the evenings, but I guess time will tell.