Major traffic disruptions in Jerusalem🚫

January 22, 2020

 

Starting January 22nd – 24th, the International Holocaust Committee will take place in Jerusalem. Therefore,  major traffic disruptions are expected as follows:

 

📅 Wednesday 22.1

During the daytime, specific closures are expected in Jerusalem in King David and President’s Residence area.

Affected bus lines: 7, 13, 18, 30a, 34, 38, 49, 71, 72, 74, 75, 78, 78a, 83a

 

📅 Thursday 23.1

 

Starting 07:45 to 22:00, the following closures are expected:

 

🛣 Highway 1 closure

Starting in the morning time, Highway 1 will be closed alternately. Intercity bus lines will go to Jerusalem via road 443 and will return to their regular route when closures are finished. Buses from Beit Shemesh, Mevasseret Tzion, and Jerusalem corridor will be postponed during this closure.

 

Affected lines:

 

🚌 Buses to Jerusalem from nearby cities

 

The following lines will operate as follows:

 

🚌 Inner-city lines

 

During day time, inner-city lines will be directed to alternative routes, as follows:

 

Roads and hours Affected lines
All day: King David st. 13, 18, 30A, 49, 83A, 234A, 231A
07:45 – 13:30

Lorech, Itzhak Rabin Ave., Ben Zvi Ave, Rupin, France square, King George, Keren Hayessod, Agron, Plomer square, Jabotinsky, Hanassi

6, 7, 9, 13, 14,13 15, 17, 18, 19, 19A, 22, 30, 30, 31, 32, 34, 34A, 35, 38, 39, 42, 50, 68, 71, 72, 74, 75, 77A, 77, 78, 78A, 83A
07:45 – 08:45

11:00 – 12:00

To Jerusalem direction, Saharov Gardens, Ben Gurion Ave., Weizman Ave., Itzhak Rabin Ave.

5, 6, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 19A, 21, 22, 28, 32, 33, 35, 39, 42, 50
11:30 – 13:30

Haim Haza Ave., Aza, Tchernihvsky, Harav Herzog, Zalman Shneor, Bezalel Bazak, Shmuel Beit, Herzl Ave., Hazikaron, Yad Va Shem

1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 9, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 22, 25, 30, 31, 32, 34, 34A, 35, 38, 39, 42, 45, 49, 50, 51, 66, 66A, 68, 71, 72, 74, 75, 77, 77A, 78A, 83A, 163, 203, 204, 234, 232, 231, 286
16:00 – 17:30

Begin Ave. – Shmuel Beit – Herzl Ave. – Yad Va Shem – Hazikaron South to Rozmarin Interchange – Rozmarin to Hebron Rd. Junction – Hebron – Rachel. Haim Ave. – Harav Herzog – Zalman Shneor – Bezalel Bazak Ramban – Rupin  – Haza Itzhak – Agron – France Square – Sha’ar Maale Ha’shalom – Hativat Jerusalem – Kariv Ha’ashpot.

1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 22, 25, 30,31, 32, 34, 34א’, 35, 38, 39, 42, 45, 49, 50, 51, 66, 66א’, 68, 71, 72, 74, 75, 77, 77א’, 78, 78א’, 83א’, 163, 136, 203, 204, 234, 232, 231, 286
18:00 – 19:00

Sha’ar Ha’ashpot – Maale Ha’shalom – Hativat Jerusalem – Itzhak Kariv – Agron – France Square – Ramban – Rupin – Ben Tzvi Ave., Itzhak Rabin Ave., Begin South to Rozmarin Interchange, Rozmarin (from the Interchange to Hebron Rd. Junction), Hebron Rd (from Rozmarin to Asher Viner junction), Asher Viner, US Embassy

1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 22, 25, 30,31, 32, 34, 34A, 35, 38, 39, 42, 45, 49, 50, 51, 66, 66A, 68, 71, 72, 74, 75, 77, 77A, 78, 78A, 83A, 163, 136, 203, 204, 234, 232, 231, 286
18:00 – 20:00

Hebron Rd. (Rachel to Rozmarin), Rozmarin, Begin North (Rozmarin to Golda Meir Interchange), Golda Meir Ave., Ramot junction (No entry to all directions), Ha’arazim tunnel, Highway 1 to Ben Gurion Airport

6, 30,31, 32, 36, 37, 39, 42, 56, 57, 64, 67, 71, 72, 136, 163, 203, 204, 234, 232, 231, 286
20:00 – 21:00 

Ashe Viner. Hebron Rd., Rozmarin, Begin North (Rozmarin ti K. Moshe Interchange)/Itzhak RAbin Ave., Hanassi Ave.

5, 6, 7, 14, 30, 31, 34A, 35, 39, 42, 50, 66, 66A, 68, 71, 72, 74, 75, 78A, 163

 

📅 Friday 24.1

 

In the morning time, there will be specific closures in Jerusalem and Highway 1. During the closures, traffic will be stopped temporarily.

 

Roads and hours Affected lines
06:30 – 07:30 

Hanassi Ave., Itzhak Rabin Ave., Weizman Ave., Ben Gurion Ave. Highway 1 to Ben Gurion Airport

1, 3, 6, 7, ,9,14, 15, 16, 18, 25, 31, 32, 35, 39, 42, 45, 50, 52, 54, 55, 57, 59, 64, 65, 66, 66A, 67, 68, 69, 75, 78A, 78, 163

 

🚆 Night train changes 

In addition to the mentioned above, Starting Thursday, 23.1.2020, until further notice there will be NO late night or Friday service in select stations. Mon-Thu from 22:30 to 04:30 and on Fridays during all service hours. (Saturday and Sunday service will not be affected) The expected changes can be found here

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Safe travels,

Moovit team