The main objective of the Outer Circular Highway is to disperse traffic congestion and encourage development away from the highly populated urban areas in the Western Province achieving a better balance for growth.
The Outer Circular Highway (OCH) Project is 29.1 km in length, and it is on ultimate 6 lane limited access highway approximately 20 km away from city of Colombo connecting all expressways and ‘A’ class highways radiating from city of Colombo. The OCH is to be developed as a 4-lane Highway in the initial stage and the design speed is 80 kmph.
The expressway is implemented in three phases as given below;
Outer Circular Highway is proposed to achieve the following objectives.
Project Detail of Outer Circular Highway Project (as at 01 April 2012)
Last Modified Date : 23-Oct-2012