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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.

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.

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

A new bridge will be finished in December 2014.

‘La Platina’ Bridge to close Wednesday night, Saturday for repairs

Workers will fix a hole that appeared last Friday.

‘La Platina’ bridge head loses job

María Ramírez, who’s in charge of bridges for the Public Works and Transportation Ministry (MOPT), lost her job after failing to solve the problem...

Repairs to infamous ‘La Platina’ bridge start next Wednesday

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

Official in charge of infamous ‘La Platina’ bridge loses job

Costa Rican authorities figure out a way to fix the cantankerous bridge that has cost the government millions of dollars: build a new bridge.

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.

‘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

Oft-maligned Virilla Bridge to open fourth lane

The bridge is notorious for delaying drivers heading from the capital to the airport or Alajuela.

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