|Carries||Motor vehicles on the A15 highway|
|Locale||Upparu, Trincomalee District|
|Total length||315 m (1,033 ft)|
|Construction cost||LKR995 million|
|Inaugurated||October 19, 2011|
The bridge is 315 m (1,033 ft) long. The bridge cost 995 million rupees (US$9 million) and was financed by a soft loan from the French Development Agency's Trincomalee Integrated Infrastructure Project and the Sri Lankan Government's Kilakku Vasantham (Eastern Awakening) programme. The bridge is part of the A15 Batticaloa-Trincomalee highway. The bridge replaced a ferry boat service that had been transporting people and vehicles across the river.
- "Five New Bridges in the Eastern Province -19 October 2011". Northern Provincial Council. 20 October 2011.
- "President to commission five new bridges". Daily News (Sri Lanka). 14 October 2011.
- "Trincomalee Integrated Infrastructure Project funded by French Development Agency in Sri Lanka : A15, B10 and C- Class Coastal road rehabilitation". France in Sri Lanka and the Maldives.
- "French Government boosts development in Trincomalee". Financial Times, Sri Lanka. 23 April 2011.
- Amarajeewa, Amadoru (23 October 2011). "Now Trinco-Batti road journey sans ferries". Sunday Times (Sri Lanka).
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