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San Jose-Puerto Viejo Highway

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San Jose-Puerto Viejo Highway

Be advice that the highway between San Jose and Puerto Viejo will be under repair for 11/2 months from 6am to 6Pm. Traffic will be regulated to only one lane, expect delays in both directions. For more information in Spanish,

www.transito.go.cr/estadorutas/index.html check for highway #32

Edited: 21 March 2012, 11:10
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1. Re: San Jose-Puerto Viejo Highway

Thank you for posting this! Do you know how much of a delay it's creating?

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The work started today, the delays depend on how much traffic in on highway, maybe roadadvisor will be driving someone and can tell us more.

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Do you know if road crews work on Saturdays in Costa Rica? Hopefully someone has more info on this.

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4. Re: San Jose-Puerto Viejo Highway

Not sure, on the web site listed above it only says they will be working from 6 to 6 for a month and a half.

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5. Re: San Jose-Puerto Viejo Highway

Appreciate the information very much.

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6. Re: San Jose-Puerto Viejo Highway

Gracias amigo...good advice!

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7. Re: San Jose-Puerto Viejo Highway

We are driving from Arenal to PV in mid-April. I'm assuming we will be passing the roadwork at some point on this trip? We have 3 young kids so I'm wondering if we should change our plans to the Pacific coast as it seems as though this could make an already long drive nearly unbearable.

If anybody drives this route in the near future could you please post a description of the delays you experienced? Thanks!

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8. Re: San Jose-Puerto Viejo Highway

From Arenal to PV you will go via Sarapiqui and should not be affected. From PV back to SJ, from what I have heard so far, expect 30 minutes extra time.

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9. Re: San Jose-Puerto Viejo Highway

I have went through twice in the last week and the delays did not even add 15 minutes. Now, that could change day by day depending on what work they are doing.

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10. Re: San Jose-Puerto Viejo Highway

Beware Speed traps around Arenal,the tickets are HUGE ! JUST DO NOT SPEED!,the roads are thin blacktop and not built for speeding.