Costa Rica will Hire Automated Road Toll Service

The "Consejo Nacional de Viabilidad" will launch a public tender for the contracting of an automated system for toll collection.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

By hiring the service, stations Florencio del Castillo and Braulio Carrillo will streamline the service and improve traffic.

"The contract would include structural improvements at stations, installation of equipment and software. The number of booths depends on the volume of vehicular traffic from each of the routes, according to a study by the Department of Tolls", states the article at Elfinancierocr.com.

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Tender: Toll Collection Services

February 2015

The National Roads Authority of Costa Rica is putting out to tender services from trained personnel to perform the process of collecting the tolls at various stations on national highways.

Government Purchase 2015LN-000001-0PP00 Costa Rica:

"RECRUITMENT SERVICES FOR TOLL COLLECTION IN THE STATIONS LOCATED ON THE ROADS: GENERAL CAÑAS (ALAJUELA), FLORENCIO DEL CASTILLO (TRES RÍOS), BRAULIO CARRILLO (ZURQUÍ) YBERNARDO SOTO (NARANJO)."

Award of Toll Administration in Honduras

December 2012

The company Servicios Eléctricos will be responsible for the systematic service, modernization and management of the collection from toll booths in San Pedro Sula.

The company will have to provide a monthly minimum of 9 million lempiras ($453,000) to the municipal coffers. Of the proceeds over this figure, 27.5% will be for the company and 72.5% for the Municipality.

Costa Rica: More Financial Options for QuickPass Toll Service

May 2010

Autopistas del Sol, concessionaire of the highway between San José and Caldera, cancelled its exclusive toll contract with HSBC, and is now negotiating deals with others banks.

The contract will HSBC will continue, but it won’t be exclusive any longer. Users will now enjoy more payment options, such as automatic charge from checking accounts, credit card or prepaid cards.

Plan to increase Canal toll maintained

February 2009

The increase from $63 to $72 in the toll for Twenty-foot Equivalent (TEU) containers is scheduled for May 2009.

Prensa.com reports: "In 2007, it was agreed that the toll increase would happen in three stages and the plan still stands, said the administrator of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP), Alberto Aleman Zubieta.

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