Minister of Transportation Yisrael Katz (Likud Party) will inaugurate the new Derech HaAvot road leading from Kiryat Arba to the Cave of the Machpelach in Hevron.
The road was expanded and upgraded by the Israel National Roads Company. Safety railings, traffic circles, paved sidewalks on both sides and lighting are among the improvements. An official inauguration will take place on Wednesday. Hevron is located in the Judea region. The Cave of Machpelach is the resting place of the Biblical Patriarchs and Matriarchs.