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:


** Picture 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 10:40am PT on Friday, April 21st, 2017, Needles Jam along West Broadway and J Street is over.

** Reopened: **

– West Broadway between L Street and J Street is open; 1 southbound and 1 northbound.

– J Street between Third Street and Front Street is open; all lanes.

– West Broadway between I Street and J Street is open: all lanes.

– L Street between West Broadway and Eagles Pass Road is open; all lanes.

– North K Street Underpass is open. Do not use if you’re a semi truck or tall camper.

** Closures: **

– K Street at West Broadway intersection. Soon to be reopen.

**** Coming Soon: Needles Jam 2!!: ****

According to Michael Stewart with W.S.P. Parsons Brinckerhoff, there will be “various road closures throughout the next 4 weeks.”

As for the next set of road closures and detours related to the Interstate 40 / Arizona Highway 95 Connector Construction Project, Michael Stewart tells ZachNews that the next step after J Street and K Street will be Needles Highway from West Broadway to North K Street, and finally North K Street from Needles Highway to the Needles Bridge; each leg will take approximately a week.

According to the City of Needles, the project is 39% complete and completion date revised to Thursday, May 25th, 2017.

** 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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