PennDOT Roadwork Schedule- Week of March 4-11

Posted on Monday March 7, 2016

Short-Term Projects:

I-81 – Lackawanna County – MM202- Reconnect slope pipe- Monday, March 7- Tuesday, March 8- 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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.  There are now two new ramps and a new roundabout opened near the airport.  The roundabout from I-81 South at Exit 178 is also now open.  Anticipated completion – Spring 2016.

I-81 – Luzerne County – I-81 North near Exit 175.  Motorists will need to make a lane decision approximately one mile before Exit 175 (Pittston).  Motorists in the right lane will be able to exit at 175.  Motorists in the left lane will not be able to access the exit because a contractor will be working in the area between the two lanes. The split pattern will be in place until June 2016.  The entire project is scheduled to be complete by summer of 2017.

I-81, Luzerne County – I-81 North and South between Exit 170 (Bear Creek/Wilkes-Barre) and Exit 175 (Pittston) in Jenkins Township and Pittston. Rehabilitation and improvement of bridges on I-81. Construction of four single span steel plate girder bridges, removal of existing bridges, milling, superpave asphalt wearing course, overhead sign structures, temporary cross overs, drainage, guiderail, temporary concrete barrier, erosion and sediment control measures, pavement markers, temporary traffic control, signing, temporary excavation and support, and other miscellaneous construction, Let January 2014, NTP March 2014, To Be Completed October 2017 – 27.74 million.