Repairs to La Platina bridge have cost taxpayers a total of ¢9.4 billion ($16.2 million) since 2009.
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.
Our obsession with cars is deepening: is there any end in sight?
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.
The La Platina bridge that keeps causing nightmares for Costa Rican drivers will be closed for six weeks beginning on Jan. 21
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.
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.
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.
Vehicle passage on the bridge over the Virilla River on General Cañas Highway, the main road connecting the capital San José and Alajuela, will...