MOPT seeks to replace all traffic lights in the Greater Metropolitan Area with solar-powered systems by 2022.
President Luis Guillermo Solís also reported that MOPT Vice Minister Guiselle Alfaro had also handed him her resignation earlier on Monday, arguing personal reasons.
The 17.5-kilometer stretch of Route 606 between Guacimal and Santa Elena, Monteverde is slated for completion in September 2018.
Repair projects in the capital’s sewers will begin Monday and will extend for five months, the AyA reported.
Public Works and Transport Minister Carlos Villalta said he expects the bridge to be completed, with its six lanes fully operational, by April 30.
A survey released in August found that commuters in the Central Valley spent an average of 99 minutes daily fighting traffic between home and work or school.
President Luis Guillermo Solís is asking the legislature to let him hire more than 1,000 new traffic officers, among other measures the government is pursuing in hopes of alleviating traffic.
Officials from the San José municipality have passed an initiative looking to turn downtown’s Paseo de Los Estudiantes into a popular sprawl of gastronomy and culture.
RECOPE Legal Affairs Director Mayid Brenes said he hoped the “good faith” agreement between China and Costa Rica would prevent any problems.
Residents and entrepreneurs from Costa Rica’s northern zone on Wednesday met with President Luis Guillermo Solís and asked him to move faster with the project to build a new road to San Carlos, a project they have been waiting for more than 40 years.