Southern Expressway – Reach southern destinations

By on December 26, 2011
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Update 2014: The second phase of the Southern Expressway (E01) from Pinnaduwa in Galle to Godagama in Matara was declared opened on 15 March 2014. With the opening of the second phase, the 126 km (78 mi) long highway will link Colombo with Matara.

The Southern Expressway connects Colombo to the southern coast (Unawatuna, Galle) in less than an hour. Tourists  can now reach to southern beaches quickly.


Major exits of Southern Highway:

Exit 1 at Kottawa A-004 – Kottawa (1.8 km), Maharagama (6.3 km), Nugegoda (11.3 km), Colombo (20.6 km), Ratnapura (79.1 km), Avissawella (37 km), Homagama (2.2 km) The start of the expressway; a continuation of the Outer Circular Highway

Exit 2 at Kahatuduwa (5.9 km) B-084 – Kasbawa (5.8 km), Piliyandala (8.1 km), Colombo (25.7 km), Horana (12.3 km), Ingiriya (25.9 km), Ratnapura (63.5 km)

Exit 3 at Gelanigama (13.7 km) A-008 – Bandaragama (1.8 km), Panadura (11.6 km), Horana (6.9 km), Ingiriya (20.4 km), Ratnapura (58.1 km)

Exit 4 at Dodangoda (34.8 km) B-304 – Nagoda (11.5 km), Kalutara (17.0 km), Matugama (5.5 km), Agalawaththa (11.3 km)

Exit 5 Welipanna (46.0 km) B-157 – Aluthgama (10.3 km), Matugama (11.5 km), Agalawaththa (17.5 km)

Exit 6 Kurundugahahetekma (67.6 km) B-014 – Elpitiya (3.8 km), Karandeniya (6.0 km), Batapola (7.0 km), Ambalangoda (13.2 km), Balapitiya (13.5 km)

Exit 7 Baddegama (79.8 km) B-153 – Baddegama (1.5 km), Hikkaduwa (12.8 km), Nil Hena (2.4 km), Udugama (20.8 km)

Exit 8 Pinnaduwa (95.3 km) B-594 – Galle (8.4 km) Contains the 6-kilometre (3.7 mi) Galle Access road Download user Guide from Road Development Authority Website. English 

Southern Highway Sri Lanka Map

Southern Highway Sri Lanka Map



Read Also:
Southern Expressway Highway E01 from Colombo to Galle and Matara
http://trip2lanka.com/2014/03/southern-expressway-highway-e01-from-colombo-to-galle-and-matara/

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5 Comments

  1. Maxa23

    December 26, 2011 at 4:23 pm

    Seems Sri Lanka is developing fast with these infrastructure facilities.

  2. Tim

    December 30, 2011 at 7:01 am

    Bentota, Hikkaduwa, Unawatuna beaches can now be reached quickly.

  3. Fred

    December 30, 2011 at 7:03 am

    The beaches are nice, but be careful of the currents.

  4. parks12

    August 28, 2012 at 4:27 am

    How can I go to Hikkaduwa from the Highway?

    • admin

      August 28, 2012 at 4:32 am

      Take Exit 7 Baddegama to goto Hikkaduwa.

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