Costa Rica: $19 million Tender for Roadworks

The Ministry of Public Works plans to tender the construction of an overpass on the road known as "rotondas" in October, in order for work to start in January 2017.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

A statement by the Ministry of Public Works and Transport said that "...This work is part of the modernization of the ring road, which will also impact the University of Costa Rica, Rotonda de la Bandera and Guadalupe, where overpasses will also be built."

Minister Carlos Villalta explained that estimated amount for the construction of the underpass at the Garantías Sociales roundabout is $19 million. 

In regards to the projects for construction of overpasses in front of the Faculty of Law at the Bandera roundabout and Guadalupe, Villalta explained that they have not yet set a construction start date. At the moment they are in the phase of analysis of the process of expropriations.

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