Nov 03, 2017

Central expressway construction inconveniences public Featured

Area residents are facing severe inconveniences due to the manner of construction of the Mirigama-Kurunegala stretch of the central expressway, according to reports reaching Sri Lanka Mirror.

The constructors, MAGA and CML, are blatantly violating the conditions in the environment impact assessment report and WHO recommendations.

One condition says noise generating construction activities would not be undertaken on days with religious importance or at night.

However, on Il full moon poya day today (03), construction is taking place at Nailiya, Henemulla, Gettuwana and Kurunegala areas.

President of the Collective for the protection of Kurunegala Sanjeewa Kulatilake said the constructions caused more than six decibels of noise, which could cause deafness.

The WHO says such high noise could lead to abortion too.

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