PennDOT Scheduled Roadwork- Week of June 12-19

Posted on Friday June 12, 2015

The following work is scheduled for this week on 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):

Friday, June 12 at 7:05 pm
Saturday, June 13 at 7:05 pm
Sunday, June 14 at 1:05 pm

The Montage Mountain Pavilion: next concert is June 21 at 5:00 pm

Short Term Projects

I-81-South-Luzerne-Mile Marker 144-right lane closed for sign repairs- Monday, June 15

I-81-North-Luzerne-Exit 155-159-Bridge Deck Repair- June 15 to Thursday, June 18, 9:00am to 2:00pm

I-81-Northbound-Susquehanna-Lacka. Co. Line to Exit 217 (Harford)-Spray Patching and Crack Sealing- Monday, June 15 -Thursday, June 18, 7:00am to 3:00pm

I-81-Median -Susquehanna-Lacka. Co. Line to New York State Line-Mowing- Monday, June 15 to Friday, June 19, 7:00am to 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.