Costa Rica: Legal Guarantee for Road Project

The agreement between the Conavi and the UNOPS to execute the works related to the radial road to Lindora, has received approval from the Comptroller General of the Republic.

Friday, March 24, 2017

From a statement issued by the Comptroller General of the Republic:

The Administrative Procurement Division of the CGR (attached office) has endorsed the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the National Highway Council (CONAVI) and the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), in the amount of $8,539,322.00 dollars for works related to the radial road to Lindora.

The purpose of the memorandum consists in:

· The review, adaptation and approval of all existing plans of enlargement of the RN 147 (Radial Lindora) and its related works (bridge over the river Corrogres, and culverts over the Pilas and Rodriguez streams).



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