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10 years after inaugurating Route 27, popular highway needs expansion, Costa Rican gov. admits
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10 years after inaugurating Route 27, popular highway needs expansion, Costa Rican gov. admits

The Tico Times - January 23, 2020

Ten years after Route 27 was inaugurated, the Costa Rican highway is already in need of expansion. The Costa Rican government on Wednesday signed a letter of…

Travel Alert: All lanes on Route 27 lead to San José Sunday afternoon
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Travel Alert: All lanes on Route 27 lead to San José Sunday afternoon

L. Arias - July 18, 2015

Traffic on Route 27 that connects San José with the province of Puntarenas will only flow towards the capital on Sunday afternoon to keep traffic moving as travelers…

Travel Alert: Costa Rica’s Caldera Highway reopens
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Travel Alert: Costa Rica’s Caldera Highway reopens

L. Arias - June 5, 2015

Transit on Route 27 between Costa Rica’s capital and the Pacific province of Puntarenas reopened under Traffic Police supervision at 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, GlobalVía, the company that…

Travel Alert: Landslide closes Route 27, a major highway to Costa Rica’s Pacific coast
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Travel Alert: Landslide closes Route 27, a major highway to Costa Rica’s Pacific coast

L. Arias - June 3, 2015

Update, 9:35 a.m. on Friday: The Caldera Highway has been reopened to traffic after workers removed debris on Thursday. Read the update here. Original story continues here: Transit on…

Costa Rica’s popular Highway 27 to Pacific at risk from rains
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Costa Rica’s popular Highway 27 to Pacific at risk from rains

The Tico Times - May 26, 2015

A new report has raised concerns about Route 27 between San José and the central Pacific port town of Caldera during the rainy season. The 76.7-kilometer Caldera…

Government to shut down CONAVI, National Concessions Council, and create new infrastructure agency based on performance
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Government to shut down CONAVI, National Concessions Council, and create new infrastructure agency based on performance

L. Arias - October 9, 2014

Public Works and Transport Minister Carlos Segnini on Wednesday announced the creation of a new agency called the National Infrastructure Institute (INI), which will entail the closure of…

Toll prices on Route 27 to decrease starting Wednesday
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Toll prices on Route 27 to decrease starting Wednesday

L. Arias - September 30, 2014

Tolls between Costa Rica's capital and the Pacific province of Puntarenas via highway Route 27 will cost motorists ₡10-70 less at each booth beginning Wednesday. Highway administrator Globalvia announced the new toll prices,…

Route 32 to the Caribbean reopens under watchful eye of highway officials
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Environment and Wildlife
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Route 32 to the Caribbean reopens under watchful eye of highway officials

L. Arias - September 25, 2014

Faced with the threat of continued heavy rains and a dramatic weekend of landslides that left thousands of motorists stranded, Costa Rican highway officials decided to play…

With heavy rains forecast, Costa Rican officials close Route 32 to the Caribbean, evaluate Route 27 closure
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Environment and Wildlife
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With heavy rains forecast, Costa Rican officials close Route 32 to the Caribbean, evaluate Route 27 closure

L. Arias - September 24, 2014

As heavy rains continue to fall in Costa Rica, highway officials have ordered Route 32 to be closed as of 2 p.m. on Wednesday. The main highway…

Route 27 toll fees to increase on Tuesday
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Route 27 toll fees to increase on Tuesday

L. Arias - June 30, 2014

As of Tuesday, July 1, toll fees on Route 27, which connects San José to the Pacific province of Puntarenas, will increase by up to ₡80. Globalvía, the company…