Section of Southern Expressway closed after soil embankment collapses

A section of the Southern Expressway was closed today after a soil embankment collapsed following heavy rains.

Officials said that Colombo bound traffic between Imaduwa and Pinnaduwa had been affected.

The Police said that motorists were advised to use alternate routes as a result of the closure of the section between Imaduwa and Pinnaduwa on the Southern Expressway.

The section of the road was later reopened after the soil was cleared. (Colombo Gazette)