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 August 2-9

The following roadwork is scheduled for this week on Interstate 81. Special Events Please note: On Saturday, August 3 there will be a concert and baseball game on Montage Mountain. 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 home games on Friday, August 2 at 7:05  PM,  Saturday, August 3, at 6:35 PM;  Sunday, August 4 at 1:05 PM.  There is no game on Monday, August 5. Tuesday,  August 6 through  Friday, August 9 starting at 7:05 PM.  Saturday, August 10 at 6:35 PM.  Sunday, August 11 … Continue reading

News & Events

PennDOT Seeks Public Input on Highway Safety through Online Survey

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is seeking motorists’ input on traffic safety and driving behaviors through its annual online Highway Safety Survey found at www.PennDOT.gov/Safety. PennDOT will use the feedback from this annual survey to better understand the attitude and actions of the public concerning a variety of driving behaviors. “Safety remains our top priority and we are grateful for the public’s continued engagement in making our roadways safer,” said PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards. “The results from this annual survey help us gauge participants’ attitudes on highway safety and allow us to adjust our safety activities as we work to reduce crashes and fatalities.” The survey is … Continue reading