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Connecting to southern Belize – the new Coastal Plains Highway is a game changer

With tourism growth in southern Belize and Placencia being a key destination, the demand for better access to the route, which shortens the course from Belize City to Dangriga by 29 miles, grew. A massive highway renovation began in early 2020. Six new bridges, four additional bridges reconstructed, roundabouts, generous shoulders, and thirty-plus miles of road paved with asphalt later, the Government of Belize inaugurated the renewed Coastal Plain Highway on July 6, 2023. 

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