Friday 22 January 2021

Independence Torch Arrives Friday

The torch will make its way by land from the Nicaragua border to Cartago. Expect temporary road closures.

Starting on Friday the Policia de Transito (Traffic Police) will be putting in place road restrictions ahead of Independence Day celebrated on Sunday, September 15.

Photo for illustrative purposes

As tradition, the “antorcha” (torch) will arrive from Nicaragua at the Peñas Blancas border and will be carried, by land, to Cartago by students from local schools.

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Ensuring their safety, Transito will be providing an escort from the northern border, along the Interamerican Norte (Ruta 1) to San Jose, crossing Paseo Colon and Avenida Segunda, and on the Florencio del Castillo, part of the Interamericana Sur (Ruta 2) to Cartago.

Expect temporary road closures on Friday and Saturday along the highway and the downtown area of San Jose.

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