04.04.2011 29.Adar ll, 5771
The plan involves digging tunnels and building bridges and will leave the highway with three lanes of traffic in each direction.
The Jerusalem-Tel Aviv road near the capital will be widened and upgraded significantly to the tune of NIS 2.5 billion. The major renovations will affect the section from the Sha'ar Hagai interchange where Route 1 starts its climb through the Judean Hills to the capital.
The planning bodies approved the widening of the road to three lanes in both directions a year ago, and yesterday a ministerial committee approved the plans….