Road To Monteverde To Get Asphalted After A Decade Of Waiting

Q COSTA RICA – It’s been more than a decade of waiting. Meanwhile, visitors to Monteverde continue to have to deal with a tough road, an 18 kilometre stretch that is gravel and rock.
But soon no more.
Maybe.
On Thursday the Consejo Nacional de Vialidad (Conavi) confirmed the signing of the contract to pave the road between Guacimal and Santa Elena, the road that connects to the Interamericana Norte (Ruta 1).
The Conavi said the contract was signed two weeks ago and would take 450 days from the day the contractor gets the green light to start. Though no start date was given, the Conavi says it expectsthe road completed by the end of 2018.
The project has a cost of ¢6.3 billion colones and according to the Conavi

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