Traffic Alert!!: Needles, CA: Motorists slowly getting by the Needles Highway construction project.
Motorists slowly get around construction work along the Needles Highway bridge over Interstate 40 in Needles, California on Thursday, July 13th, 2017 as part of the long awaiting Needles Highway construction project.
According to the City of Needles, the project will refurbish Needles Highway from West Broadway/N Street and Balboa Place and will include pavement resurfacing, replacing guardrail and placing traffic striping and pavement markings.
Construction crews have been seen doing traffic control, directing motorists along a single lane of traffic in each direction, which is causing some traffic along Needles Highway before Interstate 40 during rush hour.
In cooperation with the City of Needles, the Needles Highway Project is being done with federal funds that was approved by the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors, a project way overdue and has been a long awaiting project for years.
According to the County of San Bernardino, the project is in line with the County’s Vision of a sustainable system of public safety and continue its efforts of constructing improvements on public roads.
As the project continues through July 2017 and August 2017, including work on the Needles Highway overpass at Interstate 40.
Motorists should expect traffic, delay, and any additional closures without advance notice.
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