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 April 22-29

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 St., I-81 and Montage Mountain RD, Moosic at the beginning of the games and completion of games.  Games start at 6:35 p.m. Monday, April 25, 2016 Tuesday, April  26, 2016 Wednesday, April 27, 2016 Short Term Projects: I-81-bridge deck patching and bridge approach repairs Tuesday, April 26 and Wednesday April 27 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.,  I -81 N.B. over Layton Rd. M.M. 193. Alternate lane closures as needed. I-81-bridge deck patching and bridge approach repairs Monday, April 25, 8 a.m. to … Continue reading

News & Events

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

PennDOT Reminds Drivers to Focus Full Attention on the Road The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation joins the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in recognizing April as National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and reminds all motorists that driving is a skill that requires their undivided attention. “Every time someone diverts their attention from the task of driving – even for a second – they are putting themselves and others at risk,” said PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards.  “Driving is a skill that requires one hundred percent of your attention one hundred percent of the time.” Distracted driving is any action that draws attention away from the safe operation of … Continue reading