Puttlam – Trincomalee (A-12) Road

This 97km landmark project comprised the rehabilitation and upgrading of the Anuradhapura to Trincomalee stretch of the Puttlam – Trincomalee (A-12) Road. The project connects the sacred town of Anuradhapura to the capital of the Eastern Province, the picturesque Trincomalee. The upgrading of this road has further extended the social and economic benefits arising from the upgrading of A12 road from Puttalam to Anuradhapura (previously completed by Maga Engineeering) towards the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka. In the medium-term and long-term, it will also revive the vital agricultural industry of the region due to improvements in the transport facilities for goods, both in quantity and quality, as well as savings in vehicle operating costs.

Furthermore, the project has helped improve the quality of life of the people in the region due to improved access to facilities and basic services for the rural and underserved communities. In addition, it has facilitated fast and efficient access to lucrative urban markets, provide ease of travel for people commuting to work and also generate increased tourism activities. Better infrastructure facilities and access to services activities (such as health, education and government services etc.) especially for women and children, is of prime importance, along with improved security and economic opportunities for income generation. The road was completed and handed over to the Road Development Authority on schedule in October 2014.