Costa Rica has a new “platina” bridge, not far from the original platina (bridge over the Virilla river, the Pablo II bridge in La Uruca, on the Autopista General Cañas, the most transited road in the country.
The detachment of an expansion joint (platina) in the Alajuela-San José direction forced the Conavi (a division of the Ministry of Transport) to carry out an emergency intervention in the structure.
The work is currently underway and expected to last about three hours, hopefully before the start of the afternoon rush hour. Transit police are on site, regulating traffic on the road that sees on average 90,000 vehicles daily.
Juan Pablo II bridge.
“Emergency patching was scheduled. In addition, the Conavi is going to review all the expansion joints of the bridge