Under Construction

A worker is seen inside a tunnel, one of two approximately 700 meter long tunnels which are part of Highway 1 upgrade, that pass below Mevaseret Zion, west of Jerusalem, on May 7, 2015. Highway 1, the main traffic conduit between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, has been undergoing a major upgrade that was planned for decades and begun in 2013. Work is scheduled to be completed in 2017 at an estimated to cost of NIS 2.5 billion (more than half a billion USD).