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        1/12/2014, Shevat 11, 5774

      Jerusalem Route of Sharon's Casket

      Over 100 police vehicles will accompany the casket of former PM Sharon on its way from Tzrifin base to the Knesset on Sunday.

      The vehicles will ride in ceremony formation and the following highways will be intermittently blocked from 09:30: 4313,431, and Anava interchange to highway 1, until Sakharov Gardens at the entrance to Jerusalem. The convoy will cross the capital along Ben Gurion Boulevard, and Weizmann, Herzl, Rabin, Zussman, and Kaplan Streets, until it arrives at the Knesset plaza.

      Traffic has been diverted from highway 1 to 443. The public is requested to reach the Knesset by public transportation or by shuttles from the Latrun armory monument.