After almost three years of starting work, Costa Rica and Panama inaugurate Binational Bridge

Delays raised cost reaching US$25 million; foreign ministers and ministers praised the benefits of the new bridge to move goods in the region.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After years of paperwork and delays in the works, the construction of a bridge between Costa Rica and Panama over the Sixaola River is finally a reality.

The construction of the bridge started in 2015 and it was estimated that it would be ready in 2017, but in the face of different situations, the work suffered delays and was completed 6 years after its start.

One of the main delays occurred at the beginning of last year when the works were stopped on the Panamanian side due to the covid-19 pandemic.

The structure was inaugurated . . .

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