Daily Israel Report
08:22
Reported

News Brief

  4/15/2013, Iyar 5, 5773

Road Closures for Memorial Day Events


The following roads will be closed to private vehicles due to Memorial Day events:

Jerusalem: The Mount Herzl area and surrounding streets. Police ask motorists to avoid Herzl boulevard if they can.

Haifa: Shaul Hamelech, Shlomo Hamelech, Chizkiyahu and the area around the Neve David Cemetery

Tel Aviv: Moshe Sneh from the Pil Junction to the Kfar Hayarok Interchange. At 10:00 a.m., the road will be blocked in the other direction. Heavy congestion is expected on the Ayalon Freeway near the Komemiyut Interchange, which serves the Holon Cemetery.

The familes and memorial wing of the Defense Ministry advised bereaved relatives of the fallen to arrive early at military cemeteries so as to find close parking and to be able to leave without duress.