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‘Platina’ Bridge Will Be Ready April 30, Minister of Transport Promises

‘Platina’ Bridge Will Be Ready April 30, Minister of Transport Promises

Q COSTA RICA – Blaming Hurricane Otto as the main reason for the delays, the Minister of Transport, Carlos Villalta, promised the “platina’ bridge will be complete by April 30. The original delivery date was February 28, 2017, later postponed to March 15. The minister, during a press conference Thursday, assured the six lane bridge […]

Minister of Transport To Resign if “Platina” Bridge Work Not FInished on Time

Minister of Transport To Resign if “Platina” Bridge Work Not FInished on Time

(QCOSTARICA) The current minister of Transport and Public Works (Ministerio de Obras Públicas y Transportes  – MOPT), Carlos Villalta, is so confident that the work on the expansion of the Virilla bridge (commonly referred to as the ‘Platin’) that he is putting his job and his political career on the line. In an interview with […]

Government Wants ICE To Build Roads and Bridges. Could It Be Possible?

Government Wants ICE To Build Roads and Bridges. Could It Be Possible?

(QCOSTARICA) – President Luis Guillermo Solis is looking to the experience of the state entity, the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE), to get the country’s out of its problems of an ailing and lack of infrastructure. “It would be an unjustified waste not using the accumulated experience of the ICE in carrying out public works. […]