UPDATE: July 11, 2014 11:00 a.m.
on US95 closure between 5 Mile Rd. and Hwy. 62
Friday – July 11, 2014
noon, crews expect full closures to be removed and a pilot car will be
escorting vehicles through these areas:
– July 12, 2014
will be removing damaged roadway, rebuilding and repaving
– July 13, 2014
expect a full opening between 5 Mile Rd. and Vidal Junction
UPDATE July 10, 2014 1:00 p.m.
now open from Havasu Lake Rd. to Hwy 62. US95 is still closed between Havasu
Lake Rd. and I-40. You can check the CALTRANS web site, www.dot.ca.gov for additional updates.
has been restored to the Havasu Landing area.
closures remain in effect until further notice.
July 8, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. a storm hit the Colorado River and Needles area
causing severe flooding and damage to roadways. The Sheriff’s Department is
monitoring the following areas that are affected by flooding and road closures.
Needles City the K Street underpass is closed due to flooding. Vine Street
between T Street and U Street will be closed and barricaded through July
10th for downed power lines and power poles.
US95 is closed from I-40 to Hwy 62 for washed out roads. CALTRANS is
advising it may not be open for several days.
is advising Hwy 62 is closed from Vidal Junction to the Arizona State
line. Unknown time on this closure.
is no access by road to Havasu Landing and the power is currently out. Friendship
Hall and the Community Center are open for any who needs to get out of the heat.
They are operating on generators. The Casino and Market are also open and
running on generators.
roads in the area are covered in debris and motorists are advised to use
caution. The forecast for the next week is calling for occasional thunder
storms that could bring large amounts of rain and flash floods to the
area. Under no circumstances should motorists try to drive across a
large amount of storm runoff has entered the Colorado River resulting in debris
and unseen sandbars to form. Boaters are advised to use caution when on
the waterway and avoid boating when stormy weather is near.
will be issued as new information becomes available.
Refer: Sheriff’s Public Affairs
Phone No. (909)387-3700
Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department