Roads Closures in San Jose This Weekend for the Festival de la Luz Preparations

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The already traditional Festival de la Luz or Festival of Light will take place this Satuday, December 15; for this reason the transit authorities and the Municipality have already started their work to set up all the infrastructure and will be closing some roads since the early hours of Saturday.

The works to install the platforms and bleachers began the evening of this Wednesday in Paseo Colon, and will extend through the morning hours of Saturday this will cause regulated traffic; at 6 a.m. this same day the floats will be moved to the South sector of La Sabana and therefore there will be partial closures in Paseo Colon and second Avenue (Avenida Segunda); the roads will be closed completely at noon on Saturday.

Traffic police will be carrying out operations these days and will be removing cars that are wrongfully parked.

Bus stops located around the area where the Festival takes place will be moved to other locations (details are available at the Ministry of Public Work’s – MOPT website

Transit police calls on drivers to be aware of the presence of workers and infrastructure in these sectors, to avoid accidents; the capacity of these roads starting Wednesday evening will be reduced to one lane in each direction, therefore traffic jams could be a problem
The Festival de La Luz will begin at 6 p.m. on Saturday, if you are interested in attending and want to reserve seating space call 2517-8222 or send a message through Whatsapp 6096-0139 or 6069-8965 the cost for each space is of 25 thousand colones.

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