According to the Daily Mirror the second phase of the Outer Circular Highway (OCH), the 14.3 Km stretch from Kaduwela to Kadawatha is to be open for public use on June 20, 2015 at a cost of Rs. 49 billion. Currently it has 4 lanes with future expansion to six lanes.
Phase 1 from Kottawa to Kaduwela was opened last year. Project Director Mrs. T. S. H. Abeywickrama said that the construction on the Kaduwela to Kadawatha stretch is almost complete. She also stated that they have taken measures to ensure greater safety due to accidents and difficulties people had to face when traveling on the other expressways. To read more visit the Dailymirror.