Welcome to Focus 81

The Focus 81 Committee was formed to address safety and congestion concerns within a targeted corridor of Interstate 81 in Lackawanna, Luzerne and Schuylkill counties. This site is designed to keep interested parties informed of activities of the group and provide travelers with useful information related to I-81.

Weekly Roadwork Schedule

PennDOT Roadwork Schedule- Week of July 12-19

The following roadwork is scheduled for this week on Interstate 81. Special Events Baseball is back: Please note there will be traffic issues at Davis Street, I-81 and Montage Mountain Road, Moosic, at the beginning and end of the games.  There will games: Monday, July 15 at 7:05 PM;  Tuesday, July 16 at 7:05 PM;  Wednesday, July 17 at 12:05 PM;  Thursday, July 18 at 7:05 PM;  Friday, July 19 at 7:05 PM; July 20 at 6:35 PM and Sunday, July 21 at 1:05 PM. Concert at the Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain on July 12 Third Eye Blind/ Jimmy Eat starting at 6 PM. Thursday, July 18 … Continue reading

News & Events

PSP, PennDOT Focus on Seat Belt Safety, Enforcement With ‘Click It or Ticket’ Mobilization

With Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of the summer travel season, less than two weeks away, the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) and Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) encourage drivers to be safe on the roads. The agencies will work with municipal police departments and other safety partners across the commonwealth to participate in the national “Click It or Ticket” seat belt enforcement and education initiative from May 13 through June 2, 2019. “‘Click it or Ticket’ isn’t about citations, it’s about saving lives,” said PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards. “Wearing a seat belt increases your chances of surviving a crash by up to 60 percent. Through continued … Continue reading

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