Highway 7 (Israel)

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ISR-HW7.png

Highway 7
כביש 7
Kvish Sheva'
Route information
Length: 16 km (10 mi)
Major junctions
West end:
 
  • Bnei Darom Interchange
  • Beit Rabban Junction
    (Interchange u.c.)
  • Gedera Junction
    (Interchange u.c.)
  • Sorek Interchange
East end:
Location
Major cities: Ashdod, Beit Rabban, Kannot, Gadera, Yad Binyamin, Yesodot
Highway system

Roads in Israel

Highways

Highway 7 is a highway in the South District of Israel from Ashdod to Yesodot. It connects the Port of Ashdod with the Trans-Israel Highway (Highway 6).

Upgrade[edit]

The road is being rebuilt to include additional lanes and interchanges to create a continuous controlled-access highway between Ashdod Interchange with Highway 4 in the west and Highway 3 in the east. Upon completion, which as of June 2013 was scheduled for September 2014, the section currently numbered Highway 41 between Highway 4 and Highway 40 will be renumbered "7". This new designation has begun to be used the most recent official documentation of the project.[1][2][3][4][5]

Junctions (west to east)[edit]

km Name Type Meaning Location Roads crossed
Highway 41 to be renumbered Highway 7 upon completion of road works
(0) מחלף אשדוד
(Ashdod Interchange)
AB-Kreuz-blau.svg Ashdod ISR-HW4.png Highway 4
(0.8) מחלף בני דרום
(Bnei Darom Interchange)
(westbound exit/
eastbound entrance)
AB-AS-blau.svg Sons of the South ISR-HW42.png Highway 42
Under Construction (Completion: June 2014)[2][4]
(4.6) מחלף בית רבן
(Beit Rabban Interchange)
AB-AS-blau.svg ISR-HW4000.png Road 4000
ISR-HW4102.png Road 4102
(4.8) צומת בית רבן
(Beit Rabban Junction)
ILramzor2.svg House of Rabban Beit Rabban,
Gederot Regional Council,
Kvutzat Yavne,
Givat Washington,
Yeshivat Kerem B'Yavneh
ISR-HW4000.png Road 4000
ISR-HW4102.png Road 4102
(7.3) צומת כנות
(Kannot Junction)
to be eliminated[3]
Fareskilt 20.PNG Rootstock Kannot local road
Under Construction (Completion: October 2013)[2][4][5]
(7.7) מחלף גדרה
(Gedera Interchange)
AB-AS-blau.svgILjunction-gedera.png Gedera ISR-HW40.png Highway 40
Highway 7
0
(8.2)
צומת גדרה
(Gedera Junction)
ILramzor2.svg presumed biblical location
(probably incorrect)
ult. hedge fence
[6][7]
Gedera,
Kannot Industrial Park,
Kannot
ISR-HW40.png Highway 40
ISR-HW41.png Highway 41
5.8
(14)
מחלף שורק
(Sorek Interchange)
AB-Kreuz-blau.svgILjunction-sorek.png Named after nearby
Brook of Sorek
Yad Binyamin ISR-HW6.png Highway 6
7.8
(16)
צומת כביש 3 / כביש 7
(Highway 3 / Highway 7 Junction)
ILramzor2.svg named after
intersecting highways
Yad Binyamin,
Yesodot
ISR-HW3.png Highway 3

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Highway 7 - Ashdod and Gadera Interchanges". National Roads Company of Israel. Retrieved 2013-06-02. (Hebrew)
  2. ^ a b c "Highway 7 - Between Ashdod Interchange and Kannot Junction". National Roads Company of Israel. Retrieved 2012-11-27. (Hebrew)
  3. ^ a b "Highway 7 - Between Ashdod Interchange and Gadera Interchange". National Roads Company of Israel. Retrieved 2013-06-25. (Hebrew)
  4. ^ a b c "Arrangemant of Gedera Interchange and Beit Raban". National Roads Company of Israel. Retrieved 2012-10-22. (Hebrew)
  5. ^ a b "Gedera Interchange Upgrade Project was launched". Gedera Municipality. Retrieved 2012-10-22. (Hebrew)
  6. ^ 1Chronicles 4:23
  7. ^ Joshua 15:36

Coordinates: 31°48′03″N 34°46′41″E / 31.80083°N 34.77806°E / 31.80083; 34.77806