(QCOSTARICA TRAVEL ALERT) The Ruta 27, the San Jose – Caldera, is temporarily closed at kilometer 45 (between Atenas and Orotina) due to a lanslide Wednesday afternoon.
The road was closed shortly after 3:00pm.
Globalvia, the road concessionaire, expects the road re-opened Thursday morning.
The rains of Wedenesday afternoon caused a large volume of rock to come down one the steep slopes that are common on the major road to and from the Pacific coast and the Central Valley.
The work by Globlavia is not only to clean the debris and make the road driveable, but ensure that the slopes are no longer a risk.
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