Bus Dives Into Rio Tarcoles October 2009 - Six people died and 15 more were hospitalized when a 50-meter bridge over the Río Tárcoles collapsed because the driver decided to ignore the weight restriction sign and go for it. Road Sarapiquí, collapse of a Bailey bridge . The Costanera Sur remains closed between Palmar Norte and Uvita. Transport officials said that the bridge collapsed, but neighbors say it is just damaged. In the bridge collapse, roadway officials had heard experts’ warnings years ago and might even have had funds set aside to prevent the bridge’s inevitable collapse. Six bus passengers have died in Costa Rica after a narrow wooden suspension bridge collapsed beneath their vehicle. Costa Rican bridge collapse kills six. The bridge, known as the Puente Angosto de Turrabares, has been described as “seriously fatigued” and a weight restriction, which the bus exceeded, was in place. But here are photos of crossing the Tarcoles, before there was a bridge, just a basic wooden … In a separate bridge issue, in mid-September, the Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court issued an order to MOPT (Ministerio de Obras Públicas y Transportes - essentially our Department of Transportation) giving them two years to assure the safety of observers who crowd the Tarcoles bridge, about 15 miles north of Jacó. A bridge over the Río Pena collapsed, closing Ruta 4 in Upala. Ruta 616 between Quepos and Londres on the central Pacific is closed. Road34 (Costanera Sur) subsidence at the entrance of the Tárcoles bridge. Aqueducts . The bus fell from the bridge, which dates back to the 1920s, into the Rio Grande de Tarcoles river in the rural village of Turrubares, some 80 kilometers (50 miles) west of … The Costanera Sur remains closed between Palmar Norte and Uvita. Transport officials said : that the bridge collapsed, but neighbors say it is just damaged. Likewise, the I-35W Mississippi River Bridge Collapse occurred further in the past (2007), allowing more time for investigations to be concluded and materials published. All student presentations demonstrated strong student opinions, and, due to the multidisciplinary background of students, produced an interesting variety of presentation content. The road between Sámara and Nosara, 160, is closed. The road between Sámara and Nosara, 160, is closed. Water supply interrupted in Nicoya, Santa Cruz and Puntarenas due to Historical photos of Rio Tarcoles….today, its known as the famous “crocodile bridge”. The problem: slow-paced bureaucracy—another notorious wrench in Costa Rica —got in the way. 23 Oct, 2009 By Editor. 2009 (22-10) • Tarcoles Bridge Costa Rica 2009 (27-10) • Oakland Bay Bridge United States 2009 (14-11) • Feltham Railway Bridge England 2009 (21-11) • Cumbria multple bridge collapses England 2009 (25-12) • Kota Chambal Bridge India 2010 (06-03) • Myllysilta Finland 2010 (14-08) • Gungahlin Drive Extension bridge Australia Ruta 616 between Quepos and Londres on the central Pacific is closed. The Tarcoles Crocodile Bridge On our drive to Jaco, we unexpectedly discovered Costa Rica’s famous crocodile bridge , where scores of American crocs live. 2 Water tank in Filadelfia collapsed. Road -85 (Calero), collapsed bridge . The wooden suspension bridge, built … A bridge over the Río Pena collapsed, closing Ruta 4 in Upala.