A 50-year-old drain line failed Sunday on the Autopista General Cañas and officials are closing one lane of the highway at Los Arcos to fix it, they said.
The lane is in the westbound direction. The Consejo Nacional de Vialidad said it would be doing a lot of site work to prepare for the new drain line. The work is estimated to take 22 days.
The consejo said that the westbound road there has three lanes so that closing one of them will not create a serious traffic jam.
The agency also said that it is closing the Circunvalación between Hatillo and the north end near Guadalupe from 10:30 p.m. until 5 a.m. Thursday to paint lines on the highway.