Route 12 was reopened to some traffic.

כביש 12

Depending upon the assessments of OC. The IDF does all it can to maintain the life of the citizens of Israel

תאריך: 26/03/2012, 07:59    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

Southern Command Chief, Gen. Tal Russo, declared that according to estimates, state route 12 () was opened to traffic after two weeks when the road was closed because of alerts to area bombing. Starting today, traffic on the road between Junction 12 Scouts (establishing) the Netafim, is allowed without restriction between the hours of 8 am-5 pm only.

The motion refers to the axis of the road, off the area between the international boundary, the order is closed and no space for movement. In this space, movement is allowed during daylight hours only, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., others it refers to Territories East of route 12-red canyon area, two eye Netafim.
The order prohibits entry of pedestrians and vehicles on the road between 5 p.m. and 8 a.m., but by permit issued by the authorized by
The Commander of the command, as described in the order. We order applies to soldiers and police officers are required to enter the area in question to fill the role.
The IDF does all it can to maintain the life of the citizens of Israel while maintaining safety.

The measures were reinforced and security measures along the road.

In a few months when the road had been closed since the attack on ein
Netafim last August and some interim where the road was reopened to traffic about a month ago, the IDF acted intensively in order to obtain the conditions for a safe opening. Before opening the road, extensive work was done to strengthen the defense of the border road near Israel-Egypt. Among others quickened the construction of the barrier, and forces were observation and added protection measures for existing notifications regarding terrorist action.

As part of the protection established the complexes, which were scattered at intervals of a few hundred metres to enable hiding vehicles during the Egypt border. “In all twelve road now has a few hundred meters across a nice sign marked ‘ refuge ‘. In most cases this is a case of fire road from the border of Egypt is protecting vehicles, “explained the Engineering Officer of the 80th major life hamias. “The protection is done in parallel to the border, a few feet to 20 feet from the border, and often reduce the options for shooting,” he added.

In addition, the stay based on the existing infrastructure. Two obstacles only demanded concrete usage – walls cover that can hide a bus and car together.
“The newly built parallel to route 12, but hidden and mostly dirt road. To serve as an emergency measure and only aim is to be the axis away from the border in case of shooting and allows for hidden flanking ride, “said major hamias. He also denies shooting
And anyway from penetration.

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Translated from Hebrew