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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.

Looking back at ‘LuisGui’ – the good, the bad, and the bee

A few memorable moments of the Solís Administration.

Public Transportation Minister: ‘Platina Bridge a failure’

$3.8 million of construction in 2011 couldn't save infamous bridge.

Construction to begin soon to curb heavy traffic on Circunvalación beltway

A survey released in August found that commuters in the Central Valley spent an average of 99 minutes daily fighting traffic between home and work or school.

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.

Virilla Bridge will remain closed at night until March 3

Construction on the bridge that links San José to the airport and Alajuela, and causes daily traffic jams, is expected to be completed in 10 days.

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.

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...

Costa Rican bridges vulnerable to earthquakes

The country's bridges lack regular maintenance works. Several bridges have been waiting more than 20 years for necessary repairs.

Hablando paja: What if Jesus had been born in Costa Rica?

A Costa Rican Nativity scene: one Wise Man falls through La Platina, another into a pothole. The last one calls Joseph. Mae, I’ll be there later, ya casi llego. Traffic, mae. Es que vieras que en La Uruca hay UUUUna presa…

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