With visitors returning to their homes from Lag Ba'Omer observances in the Galilee town of Meron, heavy traffic congestion was reported in the area, Thursday evening. Police reported that Highway 89 was closed at the Zeitim Junction. Traffic at that point was directed toward Dalton. Motorists using Highway 866 were directed toward Chiram at the Chanani Junction. Traffic at the Kedarim Junction was directed toward 'Ami'ad.
The police recommended those wanting to travel to Meron delay their arrival.