J’lem Marathon expected to cause traffic, road closures

March 25, 2011 07:15

Jerusalem residents should expect major road closures along the route of the Jerusalem Marathon on Friday, lasting until the runners finish the course or about 2 p.m.

The major roads being closed are: Ruppin, Yitzhak Rabin, Heil Handasa, Haim Bar-Lev, Churchill, the Hebrew University, Hativat Yerushalayim, Jabotinsky, Hanassi, Chopin, Dubnov, Emek Refai’im, Yehuda, Yanovski and the Haas Promenade, large parts of Derech Hevron, Eliezer Hamoda’i, Hapalmah, Fichman, Tchernochovski, and Ben-Zvi.

The public is encouraged to use the Begin Highway and avoid the downtown areas as much as possible.

Bus changes are available on the Egged website (Hebrew only): http://egged.co.il/main.asp?lng- CategoryID=11809

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