Old (left) and New (right) bridges
|Carries||3 lanes (2 lanes of highway and 1 railway)|
|Locale||Oddamavadi, Sri Lanka|
|Owner||Ministry of Ports & Highways|
|Maintained by||Road Development Authority|
|Design||Truss bridge (old)
Cantilever bridge (new)
|Total length||250 m (820 ft)|
|Width||10.5 m (34 ft)|
|Clearance below||Rs.2.6 billion|
|Designer||British Ceylon & Sri Lanka|
|Construction end||1924 (Old)
|Construction cost||Rs.770 million|
Oddamavadi Bridge (Tamil: ஓட்டமாவடிப் பாலம்) is a road bridge in Oddamavadi, Sri Lanka a length of 250 meters. It crosses the Valaichchenai Lagoon at Batticaloa. The bridge is part of the A15 Batticaloa-Trincomallee highway. It comprises 2 bridges, a British Ceylon era truss bridge which is used as road-rail bridge, and a newly built bridge carrying 2 lanes of highway. The new two lane bridge is 250 m (820 ft) long and 10.5 m (34 ft) wide. The new Oddamavadi bridge was built with financial assistance of the Spanish Government and the World Bank.
- Thinakaran newspaper
- "New bridge for Oddamavadi". Ministry of Defence and Urban Development. Retrieved 20 February 2014.
- "Batticaloa Oddamavadi Bridge nearing completion". Policy Research & Information Unit of the Presidential Secretariat of Sri Lanka. Retrieved 20 February 2014.
- "President opens the Oddamavadi Bridge". Colombo Page. Retrieved 20 February 2014.
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