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’s Scheduled Road Work for the Week of July 15 – 22, 2016

The following road work is scheduled on I-81 this week:   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: Thursday, July 21, 2016 vs. Durham @ 5:05 p.m.; Friday, July 22, 2016 vs. Durham @ 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: Luke Bryan: Kill … Continue reading

News & Events

PennDOT Secretary Takes Lead in Young Driver Safety Initiative

PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards is using a personal approach in a new program aimed at delivering an important safety message to young drivers who are convicted of moving traffic violations. Recently, drivers age 16 through 20 cited for driving infractions received a personal letter from Richards reminding them of the importance of obeying the law and the consequences of poor driving habits so early in their driving experience. “The issue of young drivers definitely hits home with me as it does with any parent. Car crashes are the number one cause of death among 16- through 20-year-olds in Pennsylvania,” Richards said.  “If we can save one young driver … Continue reading

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