Traffic Alert!!: Needles, CA: Needles Highway opened and improvement project will continue after the Christmas and New Year holidays in January 2020.

Traffic Alert!!: Needles, CA: Needles Highway opened and improvement project will continue after the Christmas and New Year holidays in January 2020.

According to Needles City Manager Rick Daniels, Needles Highway between interstate 40 and Park Boulevard in Needles, California is opened for the Christmas and New Year holidays.

Locals, travelers and winter visitors are now able to access this portion busy roadway as well as the local resorts like Rainbo Beach Resort and Fender’s River Road Resort and Motel during the season of coming together, delicious food and presents without dealing with a maze of detours and closures.

The remaining construction work on Needles Highway, between interstate 40 and Park Boulevard, will continue after New Year Day starting on the first week of January 2020.

Construction on the Needles Highway Improvement Project began on Thursday, October 10th, 2019 by San Bernardino County Public Works, and went through environmental checks from the federal and state governments, and make sure there was enough funding to start construction on this portion of Needles Highway.

A groundbreaking ceremony for the Needles Highway Improvement Project was held in Needles, California on Thursday, October 24th, 2019, which was attended by officials from the City of Needles and County of San Bernardino Public Works and Transportation Department.

According to Needles City Manager Rick Daniels, there will be traffic control with traffic flaggers along that portions of Needles Highway as crews work on improving this busy roadway, including placing of new asphalt along the roadway.

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