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      Archive: 11/17/2013
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        11/17/2013, Kislev 14, 5774

      Highway 1 Closed Due to French President's Visit


      Today (Sunday), due to the impending visit of the French President, east-west traffic on Highway 1 from Ben Gurion Airport to Jerusalem will be closed off from 13:30 to 15:00 this afternoon. Traffic will be closed to heavy vehicles, such as trucks, from 12:30.

      On Tuesday, Highway 1 will be closed off to Jerusalem-Tel Aviv traffic from 08:30 through 10:00.  Heavy vehicles will not be allowed access from 07:30. Route 20, from the Rokeah Interchange to Ben Gurion Airport, will be closed off from 13:00-14:00. 

      Drivers are advised to used alternative routes, such as Highways 443 and 395, respectively.