In the night of Monday, June 5, on highway 1 (Jerusalem – tel Aviv) opened additional third lane on the section from GCM to Western guy, reported the press service of the Ministry of transport. On Friday morning, June 9, will open a third lane of traffic on a parallel stretch of road, from the Western guy to Moza.
«Reconstruction of the highway 1 project of national importance designed to strengthen capital. It aims to improve throughput one of the main traffic arteries of Israel to allow tens of thousands of Israeli citizens to safely make it to Jerusalem and from it,» said Minister Yisrael Katz.
Recall that the reconstruction of the First highway is aimed at improving safety of the highway and improve its capacity, and includes the removal of dangerous sharp turns and steep climbs. The project also includes improving the lighting system, drainage systems, work on the improvement of the landscape and existing infrastructure.