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Landslide Forces Total Closure of Ruta 32

A landslide Tuesday morning on the Ruta 32 in the area of Quebrada González, forced a total closure between San Jose and Guapiles. According to the latest bulletin by the Ministro de Obras Publicas y Transportes (MOPT), the total closure will continue today Wednesday. The...

Rock falls on car on Ruta 32

The driver of a vehicle took the scare of his life Tuesday morning when a rock fell on the car, after a landslide on Ruta 32, through the Braulio Carrillo National Park, which connects San José with Limón. David Meléndez, director of emergencies at the...

Trapped: ‘Spending The Night Sleeping Next To A mountain and With Unstoppable Rain”

Silvia Chaves-Herra, 38 years old and a journalist by profession, is one of dozens who were trapped on Friday between the multiple landslides that occurred on Ruta 32 due to heavy rains that affected much of the country over the weekend. She said: "spending...

Ruta 32 At The Zurqui Closed This Friday Morning Due To Landslide

If you are traveling to and from San Jose and Guapiles this Friday morning be aware of the closure of the Ruta 32 in the area of the Zurqui, due to a landslide Thursday night. MOPT authorities are expecting to clear the debris and re-open...

Heavy Rains Flood Downtown San Jose; Landslide In Desamparados

The heavy rains of Wednesday afternoon once again flooded areas of downtown San Jose, the Hatillos, San Sebastian and Cañada del Sur. On the south side of San Jose, in Desamparados, a landslide... In San Jose, in the downtown area of Chinatown once again became...

Colombian Landslide: Over 200 Die In Mocoa, Even More Missing

From El Tiempo Landslides have killed at least 206 people in south-west Colombia and left many more injured, aid officials say. Hours of heavy rains overnight caused rivers to burst their banks, flooding homes with mud in Putumayo province. The Cruz Roja (Red Cross) said that at...

Ruta 32 To Remain Closed Into The Weekend

(QCOSTARICA) While passage over the Rio Blanco river (kilometre 58) was re-opened, a landslide Tuesday night at kilometre 19, through the Braulio Carrillo, is keeping the Ruta 32 closed. The minister of Public Works and Transport (MOPT), Carlos Segnini, said that about 7,500 cubic metres...

Ruta 27 Re-Opened: Paso Regulado

(QCOSTARICA) It was 9:45pm Thursday when the Ruta 27, the San Jose - Caldera, was re-opened to vehicular traffic after being closed since 3:00pm Wednesday. Roy Barrantes of the Management Unit and Evaluation of Road Network of the National Laboratory of Materials and Structural Models...

Ruta 27 Between Atenas And Orotina To Remain Closed Until Further Notice

(QCOSTARICA) Although re-opening of the Ruta 27 (San Jose - Caldera) had been expected this morning, Thursday, the road remains closed between Atenas and Orotina, as work crews continue to remove debris from yesterday's landslide and authorities deem the slope safe. The road concessionaire, Globalvia,...

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