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  7/30/2013, Av 23, 5773

Maccabiah Closing to Disrupt Jerusalem-Bound Traffic


The 19th Maccabiah Games will come to an end, Tuesday evening, with the concluding ceremony at Jerusalem's Teddy Stadium, starting at 7:00 p.m.

Between 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., tractor-trailers and other heavy vehicles will be diverted from the Tel Aviv-Jerusalem Highway (Route 1) to the Modi'in Road (Highway 443). Highway 1 will be active with buses carrying the athletes and their delegations to the ceremony. Traffic police will be deployed along major arteries in the capital.