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Traffic Changes and Road Closures on Sderot Chashmonaim
In the upcoming period, the right turn from Sderot HaChashmonaim to Emek Dotan will be closed to traffic until the end of work to create the new lane.
There will also be no entrance for pedestrians on both sides of Sderot HaChashmonaim on the road section between Yitzchak Rabin and Emek Dotan.
The work is expected to last until the end of December.
(more information below).
Starting on Wednesday 16/12 there will be roadworks for laying the concrete bridge slabs that will connect Nachal Zohar in the Mesao'ah neighborhood and Rechov Duchifat in the Tziporim neighborhood.
In the framework of the construction work, which will take place during the night between Wednesday 16/12 and Thursday 17/12 between 18:00 in the evening and 05:00 the next morning, Sderot HaChashmonaim will be closed to traffic between Yitzchak Rabin and Emek Dotan in both directions, as well as the underpass leading to Sderot HaChashmonaim.
This is the first part of a two part process that includes the transportation and installation of 12 concrete slabs with the second part taking place during the night between Tuesday 22/12 and Wednesday 23/12 between 18:00 in the evening and 05:00 the next morning.
After that, on the night between Wednesday 23/12 and Thursday 24/12 between 18:00 in the evening and 05:00 the next morning there will be work to install the concrete slabs, finish construction of the bridge and finish the concrete pouring on the slabs.
The road works to create a new right-turn lane from Sderot HaChashmonaim to Emek Dotan are nearing completion. This week, the right turn will be closed for paving. After the work is finished the lane will be opened to traffic, and allow a right turn without a traffic light.
Drivers that need to get to Emek Dotan and Emek HaChula from Sderot HaChashmonaim south can do so from the main traffic circle and turn right into Rechov Lev HaIr.
The left turn into Emek Dotan for those coming from the main traffic circle will be open, and u-turns will be allowed from Emek Dotan northwards to Emek Dotan southwards.
There will also be no entrance for pedestrians on both sides of Sderot HaChashmonaim on the road section between Yitzchak Rabin and Emek Dotan, or to the stairs leading from Rechov El Al to Emek Dotan.
Pedestrians will only be able to get from Yitzchak Rabin to Emek Dotan via Nahar HaYarden.