Costa Rica Announces Purchase of Road Machinery

The Ministry of Transportation has announced it will allocate about $7.3 million for the purchase of vans, and trucks for roadwork patching.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

From a press release issued by the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MOPT):


Wagons, trucks for patching, front loaders and low boys, are part of the machinery that the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MOPT), is looking for in order to gradually replace obsolete equipment.

The is investment is of ¢ 4,044,784,900 million and will enable the institution to significantly reduce the high costs of maintenance and repair required by obsolete equipment.

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