Tuesday, 11 August 2020

Government Highlights Dozens of Works That Impacted Costa Rica’s Road Development in 2019

"We are untying the knots that for many years slowed the country's road development", President Carlos Alvarado.

The Government of Carlos Alvarado highlighted the projects that impacted Costa Rica’s road development in 2019.

Overpass project in Taras and La Limal

Outstanding works in Circunvalación Norte, the extension of the Ruta 32, the binational bridge at Sixaola, OBIS – Obras Impostergables – (unpostponable works) between San José and San Ramón, Limonal-Cañas, Virilla bridge (Ruta 32) and the awarding contracts of overpasses in Taras and La Lima de Cartago, among others.

Also, projects such as the Ruta de la Leche and Ruta 160 in Guanacaste, asphalting between Puriscal and Parrita and eleven Ruta 121 bridges between Santa Ana and Ciudad Colón were activated.

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Work on the Virilla bridge on the Ruta 32 advances

There are 14 works underway at the IDB Cantonal II road infrastructure development program, which will boost road projects in all cantons, in particular, Mora, Turrubares, Esparza, Abangares, Cañas, Tilarán, Bagaces, La Cruz, Hojancha, Los Chiles y Upala,  with a total investment of US$144 million.

In December, a new package of seven works was awarded in León Cortés, Tarrazú, Desamparados, Aserrí and Acosta. The start order is estimated to be in the first quarter of 2020.

Ruta de La Leche, Nicoya

Bids for two other packages of works have already been received by the MOPT. These are interventions in the southern zone (Osa, Pérez Zeledón, Quepos, Coto Brus, and Buenos Aires), as well as in Pococí, Sarapiquí, Los Chiles, Turrialba, Talamanca, Matina, and Siquirres.

- paying the bills -

The award of another group of 10 projects is pending the outcome of appeals. These are interventions in Montes de Oro, Santa Cruz, Nandayure, Garabito, Puntarenas, Santa Mateo-San Ramón, Peñas Blancas-San Carlos and Naranjo.

“The outlook is positive. We are untying the knots that for many years slowed the country’s road development,” said President Carlos Alvarado.

The rotonda Garantia Socialies reconstruction is almost complete

Casa Presidencial notes on its website, “throughout the year, the MOPT has promoted numerous maintenance works in various cantons of the country, as part of the national strategy to overcome the road lag that the country has lived and contribute to the economic recovery and welfare of the population.”

 

- paying the bills --

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