Q COSTA RICA – The construction of a new bridge between Costa Rica and Panama to a step closer to reality with the award of the tender contract.
The announcement of a new bridge was made early last year with an expected completion date of mid 2017, but in a country where projects and their schedules fade in and out of time, the Luis Guillermo Solis administration seems to be making it a priority.
The old train bridge shown in the picture is no longer in use. A temporary (Bailey) bridge was built right next to it. Photo from TripAdvisor.com
To undertake the US$17 million bridge construction, the consortium made up of the Costa Rican firm MECO and the Mexican firms Cal y Mayor y Asociados and Mexpresa

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