Monday 21 June 2021

Ministry Of Transport Promises Fix To Get San Jose Traffic Moving

San Jose daily traffic congestion.
San Jose daily traffic congestion.

QCOSTARICA – Hate getting stuck in traffic? It’s unavoidable in the greater metropolitan area of San Jose.

A study by the Directorate General of Traffic Engineering of the Ministry of Transport (MOPT), has identified 23 points “well known” for traffic congestion is greatest and is moving forward with a plan of public works to get traffic moving.

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The MOPT calls the 23 points “Topics”.

Where are the areas of greatest congestion?

  1. El Cuna. Alajuela
  2. Bajo Molinos, Heredia
  3. Barrera de contención Ruta 1
  4. Caserío Alfonso XIII. Aserrí
  5. Centro Salud Puriscal
  6. Castella – Texaco
  7. Puente Quebrada Seca, Barva
  8. El Higuerón traffic lights
  9. Esc, Santa Marta
  10. Vásquez de Coronado
  11. Sto Domingo de Heredia – Inbio
  12. San Jerómino – Desamparados
  13. San Lorenzo – Heredia
  14. La Jockey -Alfonso XIII – Aserrí
  15. Puente Cabrera. Quebradilla, Cartago
  16. Quebrada Fierro, Rutan Nacional 2 San Rafael, Cartago
  17. San Antonio de Desamparados
  18. San Miguel de Desamparados (5 Km)
  19. Terramall
  20. Curridabat – Tirrases – La Colina
  21. Los Laureles – Escazú
  22. Sección Heredia – Barva Ruta Nacional 126
  23. Intersección Heredia-Barva. Calle Molinos

Transport Minister Carlos Villalta said that in the next 2 weeks, the source of financing for the between US$10 million and US$15 million dollars, the  cost the works in the 23 points, would be defined.

Villalta said they not ruling out a new loan with the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (BCIE), or the resources of the National Highway Council (CONAVI), as financing options.

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It is expected that the works will start in the coming months, during the fourth quarter of the year. The minister did not speculate on a completion date.

Source: Crhoy.com

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