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West Bank roads on which Israel forbids Palestinian vehicles

West Bank roads on which Palestinian vehicles are completely prohibited

 

Area Road Prohibited section of road   Scope of prohibition Distance

 

Name/Number

From

To

 

(in km)

Northern West Bank

Route 557

Entrance to

Entrance to settlement of

Total (including pedestrians)

3.9

 

 

Beit Dajan

Elon Moreh

 

 

 

Route 5

Bruqin Junction

Kafr Kassem Checkpoint, the Green Line

Total

4

East Jerusalem

Route 404

Har Hotzvim

Beginning of Rt. 45

Total

5.8

Southern West Bank

(Begin Blvd. North)

 

 

 

 

 

Route 443

Beit 'Ur al-Fauqa

Giv'at Ze'ev intersection

Total

7.8

 

Qedar - Ma'ale Adumim Rd.

Ma'ale Adumim

Old entrance to Qedar

Total

4.2

 

Route 60

Gilo Junction

Tunnels Checkpoint

Total

4.6

 

Route 45

Giv'at Ze'ev Junction

Qalandiya Checkpoint

Total

3.2

 

Prohibited roads in downtown Hebron

See Hebron table, hereinafter

 

 

6.72

Total

 

 

 

 

40.22

 

 

West Bank roads on which Palestinian vehicles are restricted

 

Area Road Prohibited section of road   Scope of prohibition Distance

 

Name/Number

From

To

 

(in km)

Central West Bank

Route 55

Jaljulye Checkpoint, east of Qalqiliya

The Green Line

Partial1

3.6

 

Route 466

Beit El

Route 60

Partial2

5.5

East Jerusalem

Route 436

a-Nabi Samwil

Giv'at Ze'ev/ Neighborhood of al-Khalayleh, al-Jib: Gate between al-Jib and Giv'at Ze'ev

Partial3

4

East Jerusalem

Route 436

Giv'at Ze'ev Junction/Ofer Prison

a-Nabi Samwil

Partial4

5.9

Total

 

 

 

 

19

 

1. Passage prohibited to Palestinians with the exception of the residents of the villages of a-Ramadin and ‘Arab Abu Fardah, which were separated from the rest of the West Bank by the Separation Barrier, and of Palestinians holding agricultural permits, whose lands were cut off by the Separation Barrier, west of Qalqiliyah.
2. In December 2014 Beit El Checkpoint was opened to allow one-way only Palestinian passage, permitting Palestinians to cross the checkpoint in order to enter Ramallah. With the exception of ambulances and VIP card holders, Palestinians are still not allowed to leave Ramallah via this checkpoint.
3. Passage prohibited to Palestinians with the exception of a limited number of residents of the neighborhood of a-Nabi Samwil who are permitted to drive their cars on the road according to a list managed at the checkpoint.
4. Passage prohibited to Palestinians with the exception of five vehicles which were given a permit to provide services to the Palestinians in the area.
 

 

Roads in Hebron closed to Palestinians

 

Area/Road Prohibited section   Permitted/Prohibited   Distance Comments

 

From

To

Pedestrians

Vehicles

(in km)

 

Jabel a-Rahmeh

Qafishah building

Al-Qadi bakery

Residents of the neighborhood only

Prohibited

0.4

Persons registered as residents of the neighborhood in their ID card

Tel Rumeida

Checkpoint 56

Qafishah building

Residents of the neighborhood only

Prohibited

0.6

Persons registered as residents of the neighborhood in their ID card

Jewish Cemetery

Al-Qadi bakery

Gilbert Junction Checkpoint

Residents of the neighborhood only

Prohibited

0.2

Persons registered as residents of the neighborhood in their ID card

Abu 'Aisha

Gilbert Junction Checkpoint

Home of Abu Haikal family

Residents of the neighborhood only

Prohibited

0.1

Vehicles completely prohibited. Only members of Abu 'Easheh and Abu Haikal families permitted to pass on foot

a-Shuhada Street

Checkpoint 56

Beit Hadassah

Residents of a-Shuhada Street only

Prohibited

0.15

Persons registered as residents in their ID card

a-Shuhada Street

Beit Hadassah

A-Sultan's Pool

Prohibited

Prohibited

1

 

a-Shuhada Street

A-Sultan's Pool

Pharmacy Checkpoint

Permitted

Prohibited

0.05

 

a-Sahala

Al-Jamal Market

The Court

Prohibited

Prohibited

0.2

 

a-Sahala

The Court

'Abed Checkpoint

Permitted

Prohibited

0.05

 

a-Sahala

Bab al-Khan

vegetable market

Prohibited

Prohibited

0.05

 

a-Sahala

Bab al-Khan

Al-Hadadin Market

Prohibited

Prohibited

0.05

 

a-Sahala

Al-Ibrahimiya School

Bakery Checkpoint

Permitted

Prohibited

0.1

 

a-Salaimeh neighborhood

Bakery Checkpoint

The Bench Checkpoint

The military has split the street in two, a paved road for Jews and a rough, dirt road for Palestinians. permitted

Prohibited

0.07

There is a chain-link fence down the middle of the road to separate Palestinian from Jewish pedestrians

a-Salaimeh neighborhood

Bakery Checkpoint

A-Rajbi intersection

Permitted

Prohibited

0.1

 

Worshippers' Way

Bakery Checkpoint

Zion intersection

Permitted

Prohibited

0.2

On Jewish holidays and Saturdays prohibited to pedestrians as well. Instead, pedestrians are directed to a side road, a rough path opened at these times for Palestinians

'Othman bin 'Afan/Kiryat Arba/Zion

A-Rajbi intersection

Wadi al-Ghurus intersection

Permitted

Prohibited

2

All permits issued in 2009 for passage by vehicle to Palestinians for whom it is the only access road to their house were denied in October 2015

Wadi al-Ghurus

Wadi al-Ghurus intersection

Al-'Asili building

Permitted

Prohibited

1

 

Wadi a-Nassara (The Christians)

Zion intersection

House of Kayed D'ana

Permitted

Prohibited

0.4

On Jewish holidays and Saturdays prohibited to pedestrians as well. Instead, pedestrians are directed to a side road, a rough path opened at these times for Palestinians

Total

 

 

 

 

6.72