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 Roadwork Schedule- Week of May 11-18

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 are home games on Tuesday, May 15, Wednesday, May 16 starting at 6:35 pm and Thursday, May 17 starting at 10:35 am. Short-Term Roadwork Exit 119 to Lebanon County Line NB/SB- Pothole Patching- Monday, May 14 to Thursday, May 17 – 7:00 am to 3:00 pm.

News & Events

PSP, PennDOT Focus on Summer Driving Safety With ‘Click It or Ticket’ Mobilization

With Memorial Day weekend and the summer travel season approaching, the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), and municipal departments across Pennsylvania today announced that they will partner to participate in the national “Click It or Ticket” seat belt enforcement from May 14 through June 3, 2018. Pennsylvania law requires drivers and passengers younger than 18 to buckle up when riding in a vehicle. After turning 18, drivers and passengers must wear a seat belt when behind the wheel or in the front passenger seat. During “Click It or Ticket,” law enforcement adopts a zero-tolerance approach toward violators. As part of the enforcement, PSP, … Continue reading