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Major traffic disruptions in JerusalemšŸš«

January 22, 2020

     

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

     

    šŸ“… 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

     

    šŸ“… Thursday 23.1

     

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

     

    šŸ›£ 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:

     

    šŸšŒ Buses to Jerusalem from nearby cities

     

    The following lines will operate as follows:

     

    • Maale Adumim lines will operate to Givat Ha’tachmoshet (Rakal station)
    • Binyamin linesĀ (rock proof buses)Ā will terminate at Givat Ha’tachmoshet (Rakal station)
    • Binyamin linesĀ (bullet proof buses)Ā will terminate at Pisgat Ze’ev (Pisgat Ze’ev Mall station)
    • Gush Etzion lines, South Hebron, Tzur Hadassah (via Rd. 60) will terminate at Malha Mall (A.S Beitar st.)
    • Beitar Illit lines: will not reach the city entrance and will go from Malha (Begin Rd.) to Golda Meir avenue, Shefa Haim, Shamgar and will return back to Yermiahu street. Beitar Illit lines to Har Bof via Bait ve Gan will skip Bait ve Gan.
    • Beit Shemesh lines, Mevasseret Tzion and Jerusalem corridor cities will operate as usual except during the delegations passing in Highway 1.
    • Givat Zeev & Modi’in lines: will terminate at Yermiahu/Shamgar Junction and will not reach the Central Station.
    • Modi’in Illit lines will operate as usual.

    šŸšŒ Inner-city lines

     

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

     

    Roads and hoursAffected 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. –Ā Shmuel Beit –Ā Herzl Ave. –Ā Yad Va Shem – Hazikaron South to Rozmarin Interchange – Rozmarin to Hebron Rd. Junction – Hebron – Rachel. Haim Ave. – Harav Herzog – Zalman Shneor –Ā Bezalel Bazak Ramban – RupinĀ  – 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 –Ā Hativat Jerusalem – Itzhak Kariv –Ā Agron –Ā France Square – Ramban –Ā 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 – 21:00Ā 

    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

     

    šŸ“… 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 hoursAffected lines
    06:30 – 07:30Ā 

    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

     

    šŸš† Night train changesĀ 

    In addition to the mentioned above,Ā 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 changesĀ can be found here

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    Safe travels,

    Moovit team

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