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MOPT tests in Monteverde new model in road building

With more than a decade under its belt to get this important road - the road to Monteverde - to one of the country's more important tourist destination, the government of Carlos Alvarado hopes to pull the proverbial rabbit out of the halls of...

The Drive To Monteverde

Last month, on February 8 (2019) to be precise, I had the occasion to drive to Monteverde. I hadn't done the trip in almost a year to the day and didn't really know what to expect. Maybe the road was finished. Highly unlikely, but one...

Costa Rica has the second worst roads in the region

Costa Rica's are ranked second in Latin America in terms of connectivity and second to last in quality. That is the revelation by an account prepared by Deloitte, based on the results of the Global Competitiveness Index (GPI) of the World Economic Forum that measures...

Honduras To Invest US$200 Million In Highway To Nicaragua

The Government of Honduras will invest 4.760 Billion lempiras (about US$200 million) in the reconstruction of the road that leads from Tegucigalpa to the eastern city of Danlí and Las Manos, border point with Nicaragua, reported the Prensa Libre. The financing of the 130 kilometer...

Road to San Carlos Could Be Ready By The End of 2020 … Maybe

"If you ask me, with the greatest frankness in the world, this road could be in a hypothetical and theoretical scenario - totally - maybe by the end of 2020. There is too much to do to leave this highway as God intended," of...

Costa Rica’s San Ramon Road Project Turns Into Marathon

Costa Rica’s long-running San Ramon road project is costing more than originally expected while taking longer to build than planned. The work on the 29.7 kilometer stretch between San Ramon and San Carlos was planned initially to cost US$185 million dollars, but has so far...

The Six Lane “Platina” Bridge Now Open!

Q COSTA RICA - It was 12:17 pm Wednesday. On the phone with his boss, President Luis Guillermo Solis, the Minister of Obras Publicas y Transportes (MOPT), Carlos Villalta, got the green light to officially open the Alfredo González Flores, better known as the...

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