Local Traffic


**** Local Traffic: ****

Here are a few of the traffic related incidents and construction projects happening in the Needles, California area.


**** Traffic Alert!!: ****

  • Location: Downtown Needles, California: 
  • Incident: West Broadway Closure for Interstate 40 / Arizona Highway 95 Connector Project:


** Pictures from ZachNews: **

At 8:24am PT on Monday, February 27th, 2017, both directions of West Broadway, between J Street and L Street, in Downtown Needles, California closed for construction as part of the Interstate 40 / Arizona Highway 95 Connector construction project.

As of 1:46pm PT on Tuesday, March 21st, 2017, West Broadway between L Street and J Street in Downtown Needles, California remains closed for the Interstate 40 / Arizona Highway 95 Connector Construction Project.

Cement work, work on the retaining wall, and other roadway work continues in the closure area.

** Update!!: Closures Time: **

– The work and closure along West Broadway and J Street will continue for another few weeks.

** Update!!: New Additional Closures: **

– The closure area includes West Broadway between J Street and I Street.

– Closure along J Street between Front Street and Third Street is on and off depending on was work is still needing to be done at that intersection.

– Semi trucks as well as tall campers are being asked to use Needles Highway to Interstate 40 as their best detour route.

– Businesses along the closed portion of West Broadway as well as J Street remain open for business.

** Update!!: New Detours Route: **

– L Street to Front Street to I Street to Third Street is the new detour route.

** Update!!: North K Street Underpass Closed: **

– The North K Street Underpass is closed between Needles Highway and Front Street near the North K Street Underpass.

According to Needles City Manager Rick Daniels, due to traffic congestion along North K Street as well as tall vehicles; semi trucks and tall campers, using the North K Street and the North K Street Underpass as a detour to get by the closure along West Broadway, the City of Needles closed the North K Street Underpass for the duration of the project along West Broadway; until the project along West Broadway is completed.

** Updated: Upcoming Construction Work Information: **

More construction work related to the Interstate 40 / Arizona Highway 95 Connector Construction Project will begin in the next few weeks along West Broadway and Needles Highway.

Utility crews are moving utility poles along Needles Highway ahead of the work along Needles Highway.

** Needles Jam: Latest Information: West Broadway Closure: **




Please driver safely, always pay attention to the roadway and what’s around you, always yield to first responders that are going to an emergency with lights and sirens on, always slow for the construction zone, never drive into a flooded roadway, and never drink and drive or text and drive. 

News from Needles, California.

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