PennDOT Roadwork Schedule- Week of June 19-26

Posted on Monday June 22, 2015

The following is the road work scheduled this week for Interstate 81.

Special Events:

The SWB Rail Riders will have home games on the following dates and times. There may be traffic delays at the beginning and end of each game near I-81 Exit 182(Davis Street/Montage Mountain Road):

Monday, June 22 @ 7:05 pm
Tuesday, June 23 @ 7:05 pm
Wednesday, June 24 @ 7:05 pm
Thursday, June 25 @ 7:05 pm
Friday, June 26 @ 7:05 pm

Short-Term Project:

I-81-North and South- Lackawanna County-Exit 185 Central Scranton Expressway to Exit 188 Dunmore-Sweeping Operation – Shoulder restriction- slow moving-Wednesday June 24th to Thursday, June 25th from 7:00am – 3:00pm

Long Term Projects:

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 widening of bridges on Interstate 81, rehabilitation of existing bridges over Lidy Road, State Route 315 (Airport Road), and Plane Street, replacement of the pedestrian bridge just north of the Avoca Exit, construction of new exit and entrance ramps, three new roundabouts, construction of two new bridges, and construction of a new roadway. Anticipated completion – November 2015. 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 – Luzerne County – between Exit 175 (Pittston) to Exit 170 (Wilkes-Barre) there are lane shifts due to reconstruction work on several bridges in both northbound and southbound directions.