Special Traffic Plan for 76th Independence Day Rehearsals in Colombo

Beginning on Tuesday, January 30, a special traffic plan will be in in place, for a segment of Galle Road, ahead of the 76th Independence Day ceremony rehearsals,  the Police Media Division said. 

The rehearsals, in lead-up to the main event, are scheduled to continue until February 3. Initially planned for January 29, the rehearsals have now been rescheduled to ensure smooth operations within the city, Police said, 

A temporary traffic restrictions will be placed on Galle Road, with the stretch from Kollupitiya Junction to Galle Face, closed for motorists, while the stretch from Ceramic Junction to Galle Face, will be inaccessible to motorists until February 4.

The road closures on these sections of Galle Road will be enforced from 6 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and again from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., starting from January 30 to February 3. Commuters are advised to plan their travels accordingly and stay informed about possible alternate routes during these times.