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      Archive: 8/20/2012

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        8/20/2012, Elul 2, 5772

      Sollel Boneh Wins Bid to Extend Route 6 Southward

      It was announced, Monday, that bid of about 300 million shekels means the Solel Boneh construction company will be awarded the contract to pave section 21 of the Trans-Israel toll road (Highway 6) between the Rahat and Lehavim interchanges, north of Be'er Sheva'. The six-kilometer project is scheduled to be finished by the middle of 2015.

      The extension is part of big program to connect the Negev and the Galilee with central Israel via a system of highways and railroads.