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Finally! Public Works Ministry reopens La Platina bridge

Repairs to La Platina bridge have cost taxpayers a total of ¢9.4 billion ($16.2 million) since 2009.

Public Works Minister pledges to open La Platina bridge next week

MOPT crews on Wednesday finished work on the expansion joints, the structures that aim to fix the problem that gave the bridge its infamous nickname.

La Platina bridge will partially reopen next week

Public Works and Transport Minister Carlos Villalta said he expects the bridge to be completed, with its six lanes fully operational, by April 30.

Costa Rican authorities investigate explosives left on La Platina bridge

The infamous La Platina bridge was back in the news Wednesday morning when word came out that a small explosive device had been left on the bridge late last week.

‘La Platina’ bridge to be partially closed for over a month, officials say

The La Platina bridge that keeps causing nightmares for Costa Rican drivers will be closed for six weeks beginning on Jan. 21

Infamous ‘La Platina’ bridge to close for 24 hours beginning Thursday

The seemingly never-ending works on "La Platina" bridge will continue to frustrate Costa Rican motorists this week as another prolonged closure looms for Thursday and Friday.

Solís pledges to fix La Platina bridge – the third president to make the promise

Luis Guillermo Solís is the third president to promise to repair and expand La Platina bridge, located on the most heavily trafficked highway leading into San José.

Travel Alert: La Platina bridge closed for repairs Wednesday night

Vehicle passage on the bridge over the Virilla River on General Cañas Highway, the main road connecting the capital San José and Alajuela, will...

Repairs to infamous ‘La Platina’ bridge start next Wednesday

Following renovation, the bridge's weight capacity will increase from 22 to 40 tons.

More delays: ‘La Platina’ Bridge won’t be repaired until next administration

A new bridge will be finished in December 2014.

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