The new Kinniya bridge constructed at a cost of Rs. 720 million will be opened for general public on 20th October, Ministry of Highways and Road Development said.
This is a great achievement and a clear proof of the Government's labors for settlement and growth in North and East.
The bridge one of the longest bridges in Sri Lanka was funded by the Saudi Arabian Government. The inhabitants of Kinniya said the dream of the people in the area has turn out to be a reality because of this new bridge.
The public convey from Muttur to Pottuvil will also be hassle free via this bridge. Meanwhile, the building work of the Oddamavady bridge is also nearing conclusion and it will be handed over to the public by the officials of the Highways Department, Batticaloa.