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.
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. Tuesday, May 24, 2016 vs. Louisville 6:35 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, 2016 vs. Louisville 10:35 a.m. Thursday, May 26, 2016 vs. Louisville 6:35 p.m. Concert Season: Various number of 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. Susquehanna Breakdown Music … Continue reading
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