Welcome to Focus 81

The Focus 81 Committee was formed to address safety and congestion concerns within a targeted corridor of Interstate 81 stretching from Waverly in Lackawanna County to Nanticoke in Luzerne County. 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 Weekly Roadwork Schedule- Week of November 14-21

The following work is scheduled for this week on Interstate 81. Short Term Projects: On Saturday, November 15 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. there will be a single lane closure on Interstate 81 South between Exit 191A (Dickson City) and Exit 190 (Main Avenue) in order to remove the barrier and open the ramp from Main Ave to I-81 South.  Once the ramp is open, the majority of the work in this area will be complete. There will be a single lane closure on Interstate 81 North on Saturday, November 15 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The closure will be between Exit 175 (Dupont/Pittston) and Exit … Continue reading

News & Events

Ramps on I-81 South to Open Saturday, November 15th, Major Work to be Finished

Dunmore – On Saturday, November 15 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. there will be a single lane closure on Interstate 81 South between Exit 191A (Dickson City) and Exit 190 (Main Avenue) in order to remove the barrier and open the ramp from Main Ave to I-81 South.  Once the ramp is open, the majority of the work in this area will be complete. In the spring, crews will go back and do final paving in the southern end of the project and through the rock cut area between the Scranton Expressway and Clarks Summit.   They will also complete final paving on four ramps in the area.  … Continue reading

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