9/17/08 Proposed alignment of Needles Highway receives tentative approval

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The Bureau of Indian Affairs Colorado River Agency, for the Fort Mojave Indian Tribe, soon will be able to grant a right-of-way on the reservation to rebuild Needles Highway in San Bernardino County.

The public will have until Sept. 25 to comment on a draft environmental assessment for the highway which goes through the edge of the reservation to connect Needles with Laughlin.

Comments should be sent to Gary Colvin at the agency at 12124 First Ave., Parker, AZ 85349-2124; by facsimile to 928-669-7187; or by e-mail to gary.colvin@bia.gov.