Security and traffic update for Bush visit to Jerusalem

The following streets will be closed for the three-day visit.

By ETGAR LEFKOVITS
May 12, 2008 23:24
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Traffic cone.

traffic cone road 88. (photo credit: Courtesy)

Maximum security will be implemented from Tuesday May 13 through Friday May 16. This will affect the daily life and traffic in Jerusalem. Prohibited parking Wednesday, May 14: Museum Row, Shmuel Weiss, Rupin, Ramban, Paris Square, Agron, Hameches Square, King David, Amoni, Plumer Square, Jabotinsky, Wingate Square, Hanassi, Smolanskin, Keren Hayesod, Ben-Zvi, Shazar, Binyanei Hauma (emergency exit) Thursday, May 15: Museum Row, Shmuel Weiss, Ruppin, Ramban, Paris Square, Agron, Meches Square, King David, Admoni, Plumer Square, Jabotinsky, Wingate Square, Hanassi, Smolanskin, Keren Hayesod, Israel Museum Parking lot, Kaplan (between Rothschild and Rupin), Arlozorov. Friday, May 16: Admoni, King David, Meches Square, Agron, Paris Square, Ramban, Rupin, Shmuel Weiss, Museum Row, Israel Museum Parking lot. Cars parking in these streets will be towed away. Street Closures The following streets will be closed for the three-day visit: Keren Hayesod Intersection (Plumer Square) to Agron Intersection - Residents of the area will be allowed only upon presenting ID's. Alternative driving routes: Begin Road, no. 9 road (Golda Meir Blvd., Yigal Yadin), Derech Hebron, Hativat Jerusalem, Haim Bar-Lev, Eshkol Blvd., Bar Ilan, Haneviim St., Jaffa St., Ben Zakai, Yehuda Hanassi, Golomb, Derech Moshe Baraam. Closed Sites The Israel Museum: Closed on Wednesday May 14, from 17:00 until Friday, May 16 at 11:00. Bible Lands Museum: Closed from Wednesday May 14 until Friday May 16. For more information - Police hotline: 1-700-90-20-30, (open from May 12 at 12:00 p.m.) Municipal hotline: 106, or (02) 531-4600.(Etgar Lefkovits)


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