Three beaches will display blue flags with the maximum of five stars for the next 12 months, all of them on the Pacific coast.
Public Works and Transport Minister Carlos Villalta said he expects the bridge to be completed, with its six lanes fully operational, by April 30.
United Airlines cancelled four flights between Newark and San José, and one from New York to Liberia, Guanacaste.
Environmental groups believe a cableway to Chirripó peak would attract crowds that would overload the national park’s capacity and endanger the protected lands.
Authorities warned that National Police or Tourism Police officers will charge those responsible for tours into restricted areas with disobedience of authority.
Choppy seas and tall waves with strong breaks will likely continue until Sunday, oceanographers from the University of Costa Rica said.
Solís accompanied his message with a brief piano interpretation of “City of Stars” the main song of the “La La Land’s” soundtrack, also nominated as Best Original Song.
Government officials pledged to evaluate available options to compensate 170 alleged former gold miners who claim they were evicted from the lands that are now part of Corcovado National Park.
A proposed amendment to the Traffic Law also calls for fines for motorists who obstruct or damage a railroad or its signals.