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 August 19-26

The following roadwork is scheduled for this week on Interstate 81. 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. Home Games This Week: The Railriders will have home games on Friday, August 26  and Saturday, August 27. Games start at 7:05 p.m. Concert Season: Various concerts will be happening throughout the summer at the Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain. Please note there will be traffic issues at Davis Street, I-81 and Montage Mountain Road, Moosic, at the beginning and end of the event. Upcoming Concerts This Month: Blink 182, … Continue reading

News & Events

PennDOT Seeks Highway Safety Input Through Online Survey

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, (PennDOT) is seeking motorists’ input on highway safety, traffic safety enforcement and driving behaviors through an online survey at www.penndot.gov/safety. “Our top priority continues to be safety,” PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards said. “Public input through this survey allows us to quantify and adjust our safety efforts while gauging participants’ knowledge of the consequences of unsafe behaviors.” The brief survey will be available until August 23 and focuses on highway safety issues such as seat belts, impaired driving, speeding, motorcycles and distracted driving. People completing the survey may remain anonymous, but are asked to provide their gender, age and county of residence. More … Continue reading

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