Traffic Update!!: Downtown Needles, CA: North K Street Underpass remains closed Friday due to damage caused by an vehicle collision.

Traffic Update!!: Downtown Needles, CA: North K Street Underpass remains closed Friday due to damage caused by an vehicle collision.

Over a week after a vehicle collision caused damage to a metal beam, the North K Street Underpass remains closed as of Friday, July 12th, 2019 near Downtown Needles, California.

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These pictures by ZachNews show damage to a steel beam that is near to the railroad bridge; the metal beam is bent and both of the concrete supporters on the side of the steel beam are cracked.

Although Needles City Manager Rick Daniels told a newspaper that the underpass would open today, ZachNews has learned at the North K Street Underpass will remain closed for at least another week or two as replacement parts have been ordered and are on there way.

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These pictures by ZachNews shows the North K Street Underpass still closed as of Friday but with some additional barricades, including concrete dividers, after reports of motorists continuing to go through the closed underpass.

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A reminder, motorist can use West Broadway and Needles Highway to get around the underpass closure, this includes large semi trucks and motorhomes that should never use the underpass.

As reported last week, officials with the City of Needles tell ZachNews that the repairs will be made by Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad and will bill the person who hit the underpass.

Stay tuned to ZachNews for the latest on the North K Street Underpass closure.

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