Highway 6

Derech Eretz Operator - The operating company on the Cross Israel Highway

Derech Eretz Operator - Highway 6

Derech Eretz Highways Management Corporation Ltd, incorporated in 1999, is the operator of the BOT, 30 years concession project, 140km long (87 mile) Cross Israel Highway, aka Highway No. 6, the first toll highway in Israel and one of the longest COMPLETE ETC, post pay, free-flow highways in the world

Highway No. 6 utilizes advanced technology systems, which allow free traffic flow for incoming and exiting drivers, both registered and unregistered alike, carrying an average of 210,000 trips on weekdays, which represent over 1.6 million registered users and over 3.6 million users in total.


One Stop Shop Activities:

  • O&M of AET Toll Collection Systems and OCCs
  • Integration of systems and software of multiple local and foreign suppliers, including U.S. based
  • Manual validation units
  • Back office, Customer Service Centers, hundreds of Points of Sales
  • In-house tailor-made billing and invoicing software, which can be customized on a case-by-case basis
  • Technology oriented – Online services, IVR, smartphone, over 50% online payments
  • Over 99% collection rate from customers in AET environment
  • Marketing & PR
  • 24/7 patrolling 0 roads monitoring, responding to safety events, free of charge  assistance to users and Real Time Enforcement dealing with violating customers accounted for unpaid bills
  • Road Maintenance & Infrastructure works

The Team

Itamar Ben Meir

Itamar Ben Meir

CEO of Derech Eretz Group

Itamar serves as Derech Eretz CEO since December 2021

In his previous role Itamar served as the CEO of Ayalon Highways. 

Previous positions: 

–  Executive VP in Moriah 

– CFO in the national parks and nature reserves

– Lecturer in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem


Dady Flomin

Cheif Financials Officer

Dady serves as the CFO of Derech Eretz Group since 2008.

In his previous role Dady served as CFO of the Tikshuv Group

Amichay Cohen

Chief Operations Officer

Amichay serves as the COO of Derech Eretz Operator since 2019.

In his previous role Amichay served as the CEO of the Carmel Lanes, the operating company of the Carmel Tunnels.

Amichay has MBA in Buisness Administraion

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