Highway 1 (PanAmerican north) Collapse Southwest of San Ramon
A washout of the drainage system and landslide closed the Interamericano (Hwy 1) in both directions.
Update Monday September 13, 2010 – A temporary bridge installed over the washout restored restricted travel in both directions.
Update Thursday September 16, 2010 – Closed both directions due to ongoing repairs of the roadway and drainage system
Update Friday September 17, 2010 – Open but restricted to passenger cars and light vehicles only – expected delays due to ongoing construction through the next week.
Friday September 24, 2010 – Repairs projected to be complete today have been extended until Tuesday September 28. Restrictions on travel and construction delays continue.
Tuesday September 28, 2010 – Projected completion of repairs.
Use Hwy 3 to travel between the Pacific and San José or the international airport. Hwy 27 has also been closed intermittently from Atenas to Orotina so check locally on this route before proceeding.