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Jerusalem March – Road Closures and Bus Detours

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Tuesday, Oct 10th is the Jerusalem March.

For routeClick on here.

Here are details of road closures and bus detours:

Road Closures:

Tuesday, 10 Tishrei, 10/10/2017 – The Jerusalem March

The march will be held on 9-10 / 10/2017. Due to the festive parade in the city center, on Tuesday, 10/10/2017, between 14: 00-18: 00, delegates will be closed in the center of the city for private and public transportation. The light rail will operate as usual.
The following streets will be closed to vehicular traffic during the festive parade from 13:00 to 18:00:
Ben-Zvi (in the section between Agripas and the Ruppin junction), Rabin Boulevard, Bezalel, Ben Yehuda, Shmuel Hanagid, Bari, King George, Agron, Hillel, Menashe Ben Israel. (Traffic disruptions are expected in the streets that connect to these streets).
Between 08:30 and 13:00 (estimated) there may be traffic disruption on the streets of the President, the Ari, Tudela, Saadia Gaon, Yehoshua Yavin.
On the following streets, parking will be strictly prohibited from midnight on the night before the march (Monday, 9/10/2017 at 18:00 and until 10/10/2017 at 18:00, estimated): Ben Zvi, Hillel, Menashe Ben Israel, King David , David Remez.
The passengers in Emek Refaim and Bethlehem Road to the north have to travel through the IDF Tunnel.
For those coming to Jerusalem, turn to Herzl / Begin Boulevard. It is recommended to enter through Route 9.
There will be changes in public transport routes during the march. There will be no service on the streets of Keren Hayesod, King David, King George and Alayash. The service will be given on the streets of Agripas, the Prophets, King Solomon, the tribes of Israel and Isaac Kariv.
Vehicles parked in violation of traffic laws and prohibited places will tow. The public is asked to use it
Public transportation. For details Egged * 2800
If you arrive in a private car, you can park at the Teddy Stadium or the Central Bus Station area, and from there you will be given transportation to the starting points from 06:30.
Transportation Back to Teddy Magen Sacher Stadium (Ben Tzvi St. and Ruppin St., next to the bus station) between 12: 00-15: 00.
Shuttle services will not be provided back from Magen Sacher to the starting points.
The national parking lot is open to the marchers, free of charge between 08:00 and 21:00.
Drivers are asked to obey the instructions of the police and the ushers along the route of the march
We apologize for the temporary inconvenience caused by the march
For details: Moked Municipal 106, Facebook Municipality of Jerusalem, application of the Jerusalem Municipality, website of the Municipality of Jerusalem www.jerusalem.muni.il,

Bus Detours:

From Jerusalem Bus Map:

Due to the Jerusalem March taking place on October 10, the following bus routes will be detoured between 1 PM and 7 PM. The Jerusalem Bus Map will NOT reflect the impact of these detours. Also, please be advised that due to the magnitude of the street closures, other buses throughout the city may be delayed due to traffic congestion. You may wish to allow extra time to reach your destination if you are traveling during this time.

NB: The parade route does not go on Yafo and therefore, no disruptions to the light rail are expected as a result of the parade.

Route 1: CBS bound service operates on detour from Zion Gate to HaNevi’im (bypassing Mamila and Kikar Safra). No change to Kotel bound service.

Route 7/7A: Givat Ram bound service operates on detour from Derech Beit Lehem/Emek Refaim to the Israel Museum (bypassing Liberty Bell Park, Keren Hayesod, King George, Kikar HaDavidka, Kiach, Bezalel, and Kiryat Hamemshala). Ramat Rachel/Diplomat service operates on detour from the Supreme Court (Zussman/Rabin) to Derech Hevron/Remez (bypassing Bezalel, Kiach, Kikar HaDavidka, King George, Keren Hayesod, and the Old Train Station)

Route 8: Suspended during the duration of this event

Route 9: CBS bound service from Givat Mordechai operates on detour from the Israel Museum to Kikar HaDavidka (bypassing Rehavia, Bezalel, and Kiach). Givat Mordechai bound service from the CBS/Romema operates on detour from Kikar HaDavidka to the Israel Museum (bypassing Kiach, Bezalel, and Rehavia).

Route 13: Service suspended in both directions between Jabotinsky and the City Center/Kikar HaShabbat (no service on King David, Agron, King George, Yishayahu, and Strauss), no change to service between Talpiot and Jabotinsky in either direction

Route 15: Talpiot bound service operates on detour from CBS to Sderot Hazaz (bypassing the stop at Gan Sacher at Bezalel). CBS bound service operates on detour from Sderot Hazaz to the CBS (bypassing the stops on Sderot Ben Tzvi)

Routes 17/19/19A: Har Hatzofim bound service operates on detour from Kikar Tzarfat to Heil Handasa (bypassing Rehavia, Bezalel, King George, and HaNevi’im). Givat Masua/Hadassah-Ein Kerem bound service operates on detour from Kikar HaDavidka to Herzog/Tchernichovsky (bypassing Rehavia)

Route 18: CBS bound service operates on detour from Emek Refaim/Derech Beit Lechem to HaNevi’im (bypassing Liberty Bell Park, King David, and Kikar Safra). Malha bound service operates on detour from Kikar HaDavidka to Emek Refaim/Derech Beit Lechem (bypassing King George, Keren Hayesod, and Liberty Bell Park).

Route 22: Pisgat Ze’ev bound service operates on detour from Kikar Tzarfat to Strauss (bypassing King George). Talpiot bound service operates on detour from Strauss to Kikar Tzarfat (bypassing King George), note that the Talpiot bound detour may begin at Kikar Shabbat instead and the stops on Strauss will be bypassed as well if warranted by the police.

Routes 25/45: Neve Yaakov bound service operates via Agripas instead of Bezalel. No change to CBS bound service.
Route 30A: Gilo bound service operates via Minheret Tzahal instead of King David and David Remez.

Route 32: Ramot bound service operates on detour from Kikar Tzarfat to Kikar HaDavidka (bypassing King George). Gilo bound service operates on detour from Agripas/Mahane Yehuda to Kikar Tzarfat (bypassing Kiach and King George).

Route 34/34A: Har HaTzofim bound service operates on detour from Emek Refaim/Derech Beit Lechem to Strauss (bypassing Liberty Bell Park, Keren Hayesod, and King George). Talpiot/Givat HaMatos bound service operates on detour from Strauss to Emek Refaim/Derech Beit Lechem (bypassing King George, Keren Hayesod, and Liberty Bell Park), note that the Talpiot bound detour may begin at Kikar Shabbat instead and the stops on Strauss will be bypassed as well if warranted by the police.

Route 38 will operate on its normal route as far as Zion Gate, then operate via a detour route directly to Kikar HaDavidka (bypassing the Cinematheque, Old Train Station, Keren Hayesod, and King George), turn left on Agripas, turn around at the traffic circle at Eliash, return to Kiach, operate on a detour route directly to Jaffa Gate (bypassing Eliash, King George, Agron, and Mamila) and resume the normal route from that point.

Route 49: Neve Yaakov bound service operates on detour from Emek Refaim/Derech Beit Lechem to Heil Handasa (bypassing Liberty Bell Park, King David, and Damascus Gate).

Route 51: Malchei Yisrael bound service operates on detour from Maale HaShalom to Strauss (bypassing Jaffa Gate, Mamilla, and Kikar Safra). No change to Har HaZeytim bound service.

Routes 71/72: Gilo bound service operates on detour from Strauss to Derech Hevron/Remez (bypassing King George, Keren Hayesod, and the Old Train Station), note that the Gilo bound detour may begin at Kikar Shabbat instead and the stops on Strauss will be bypassed as well if warranted by the police. Ramot bound service operates on detour from Derech Hevron/Remez to Strauss (bypassing Liberty Bell Park, Keren Hayesod, and King George).

Routes 74/75: Har Homa bound service operates on detour from Kikar HaDavidka to Derech Hevron/Remez (bypassing King George, Keren Hayesod, and the Old Train Station). Har Nof bound service operates on detour from Derech Hevron/Remez to Kikar HaDavidka (bypassing Liberty Bell Park, Keren Hayesod, and King George).

Route 77/77A: French Hill bound service operates on detour from Emek Refaim/Derech Beit Lechem to Strauss (bypassing Liberty Bell Park, Keren Hayesod, and King George). Malha bound service operates on detour from Strauss to Emek Refaim/Derech Beit Lechem (bypassing King George, Keren Hayesod, and Liberty Bell Park), note that the Malha bound detour may begin at Kikar Shabbat instead and the stops on Strauss will be bypassed as well if warranted by the police.

Route 78/78A: Talpiot Mizrach bound service operates on detour from Kikar HaDavidka to Derech Hevron/Remez (bypassing King George, Keren Hayesod, and the Old Train Station). CBS bound bound service operates on detour from Derech Hevron/Remez to Kikar HaDavidka (bypassing Liberty Bell Park, Keren Hayesod, and King George).

Route 83/83A will operate on its regular route from Ma’ale HaZeytim to Ma’ale Hashalom and then proceed straight to the Jewish Quarter and use the regular route to return to Ma’ale HaZeytim (no service at the Cinematheque, Old Train Station, King David, or Kikar Tzahal)

Route 163: CBS bound service operates on detour from Zion Gate to HaNevi’im (bypassing Mamila and Kikar Safra). No change to Kever Rachel bound service.

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