The Southern Highway Express lane (Photos)

 
 
 
A general view of the Southern Highway Express lane in Pinnaduwa on on November 16, 2011. Sri Lanka is set to open its first expressway built at a staggering USD 700 million mainly through loans from Japan and the Asian Development Bank (ADB), officials said. The 90-kilometer (56 mile) four-lane expressway linking the capital Colombo and the southern port city of Galle will open later this month as the country’s first toll road. – I,age Source : The Getty Images
A road sign is displayed on the southern highway expressway in Kottawa on November 16, 2011. Sri Lanka is set to open its first expressway built at a staggering USD 700 million mainly through loans from Japan and the Asian Development Bank (ADB), officials said. The 90-kilometer (56 mile) four-lane expressway linking the capital Colombo and the southern port city of Galle will open later this month as the country’s first toll road. – Getty Images

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