News Briefs

  4/15/2012, Nisan 23, 5772

Highway 79 Closed in Northern Haifa Suburbs

Route 79 between the Courthouse Junction (Tzomet Betei Hamishpat) and the Gal'am Junction, north of Haifa, was closed in two directions, Sunday afternoon, after a load of iron fell from a tractor-trailer.

Heavy congestion was reported. Police advised motorists to stay away from the area for the next few hours.