A sinkhole opened in Tel Aviv on the Ayalon highway near the La Guardia interchange heading south on Friday morning.The Ayalon routes company said that the sinkhole may have been caused by the collapse of a drainage channel. Engineers are reviewing the site.
Three lanes of traffic were jammed as a result of the incident. The company recommended citizens use alternate routes.
Sinkhole problem in Israel
Sinkholes have become an urgent infrastructure problem across Israel.
Sinkholes have also been opening in the Dead Sea area as the water recedes underground.