Dunmore – The following work is scheduled for this week throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania. Interstate 81: Short Term Projects: I-81- Lackawanna – between Exit 185 (Central Scranton Expressway) and Exit 188 (Dunmore/Throop) there will be a slow moving sweeping operation from Monday, June 30, 2014 to Wednesday, July 2, 2014, 7am to 2pm I-81 – Susquehanna – There will be a Mowing operation from Monday, June 30, 2014 to Thursday, July3, 2014, 7am to 3pm Long Term Projects: I-81 – Schuylkill County – Between Exit 134 (Delano) and 138 (PA 309) will be single lane in both directions and Exit 138 will be closed due to a long term … Continue reading
Archives: June 2014
June 12, 2014 Pittston – PennDOT and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) announced today that as part of a long-range plan to address congestion in the Interstate 81 corridor, an engineering study will soon start to determine the feasibility of utilizing a portion of the turnpike, Interstate 476, as a bypass around Scranton. “Traffic continues to be a growing concern in the Scranton area. Thanks to Governor Corbett’s decisive action to deliver Act 89, we now have the resources necessary to consider this option to use the turnpike as a relief route for traffic on I-81,” said PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch. Turnpike Chief Executive Officer Mark Compton … Continue reading
Dunmore – The following work is scheduled for this week throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania. Interstate 81: Short Term Projects: I-81 North – Luzerne – Exit 164 (Nanticoke) to Exit 168 (Highland Park Blvd. Wilkes-Barre), overhead signs will be replaced at Exit 165B (Wilkes-Barre) on 6/18/2014, 8pm to 6am I-81 North – Lackawanna – Exit 182 (Davis Street/Montage Mountain Road) to Exit 185 (Central Scranton Expressway) will have replacement of overhead signs at Exit 184 (River Street) on June 16, 8pm to 6am I-81 North – Lackawanna – Exit 185(Central Scranton Expressway) to Exit 186 (Dunmore-Drinker Street), shoulder closed for Graffiti removal from sound walls on June 17, 8am to … Continue reading
Dunmore – The following work is scheduled for this week throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania. Interstate 81: Short Term Projects: I-81 North – Luzerne – between the on and off ramps at Exit 155 (Dorrance) will have bridge deck repairs from Monday, June 9 to Thursday, June 12, 7 am to 3 pm Long Term Projects: I-81 – Luzerne County – Exit 178A (Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Airport) and Exit 178B (Avoca) have now been combined into one exit, Exit 178 (Wilkes-Barre Scranton Airport/Avoca). I-81 – Lackawanna County – between Exit 180 (Moosic) to Exit 175 (Dupont/Pittston) there will be lane shifts due to reconstruction work to the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Airport Exit including … Continue reading
Harrisburg – People traveling through Pennsylvania can now get better traffic information before and during a trip with PennDOT’s new, free 511PA mobile application. The application, available for iPhone and Android devices, provides hands-free and eyes-free travel alerts for the nearly 40,000 miles of road that PennDOT maintains, the Pennsylvania Turnpike and select New Jersey and West Virginia roadways. Users can also check the application before they travel to view traffic speeds, cameras and travel alerts. “Our mission is to provide better mobility in Pennsylvania, and that includes making sure that our customers are well informed for their travel plans,” PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch said. “This application … Continue reading
June 5, 2014 Single Lane Closure, I-81 North for Emergency Bridge Repair Dunmore – There is a single lane closure on Interstate 81 North near Exit 164 (Nanticoke) for emergency bridge repair. Anticipated reopening is today at 3 p.m. Major delays are expected in the area, and motorists should seek alternate routes.
Dunmore – The following work is scheduled for this week throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania. Interstate 81: Short Term Projects: I-81 North – Luzerne – Exit 143 (Hazleton) to Exit 145 (West Hazleton) will have lane restrictions for Bridge repairs Monday, June 2 to Tuesday, June 3, 7 am to 2:30 pm I-81 North – Luzerne – Exit 155 (Dorrance) to Exit 159 (Nuangola) will have lane restrictions for Bridge Repairs from Wednesday, June 4 to Thursday, June 5, 7 am to 2:30 pm I-81 North – Luzerne – near Exit 165 (Mountain Top/Wilkes-Barre) right lane will be closed for sign replacement between Sunday, June 1 and Wednesday, June 4 … Continue reading