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Israeli highways to get bump in speed limit

Highway 6’s max speed to be raised from 110 kmh to 120 kmh

The Ayalon Highway in Tel Aviv at night. (photo credit: Haim Shohat/Flash90)
The Ayalon Highway in Tel Aviv at night. (photo credit: Haim Shohat/Flash90)

The Transportation Ministry announced Tuesday that it would raise the speed limit for several of the country’s busiest highways by 10 kmh. The change is to take place in coming weeks and new speed limit signs are set to be posted in the coming days.

The speed limit on Highway 6, Israel’s north-south private toll freeway, will be raised from 110 kmh to 120 kmh.

Certain stretches of highways around the country will see their speed limits rise to 110 kmh in the coming days, including Highway 1, from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv; Highway 2, also known as the coastal highway; Highway 471; Highway 40; and Highway 77.

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