Archives: April 2016

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Posted on Wednesday April 13, 2016

PennDOT Reminds Drivers to Focus Full Attention on the Road The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation joins the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in recognizing April as National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and reminds all motorists that driving is a skill that requires their undivided attention. “Every time someone diverts their attention from the task of driving – even for a second – they are putting themselves and others at risk,” said PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards.  “Driving is a skill that requires one hundred percent of your attention one hundred percent of the time.” Distracted driving is any action that draws attention away from the safe operation of … Continue reading

Central Scranton Expressway Closure- April 22-24

Posted on Tuesday April 5, 2016

Please be advised that the Central Scranton Expressway will be closed from Friday night April 22, 2016 at 9 p.m. it will remain closed until Sunday, evening April 24, 2016 till 9 p.m. when it will reopen.   A detour will be set up on Friday, April 22 through Sunday April 24.  There will be alternate lane closures on I-81 to modify overhead signs.  The work is being done to install quick curb to address cross-over issues on the main line.  Also emergency pavement pairs will be done on the main line. The routes to be closed: SR 3022 inbound and outbound for the entire SR SR 8025 Cedar … Continue reading

PennDOT Roadwork Schedule- Week of May 6- May 13

Posted on Friday April 1, 2016

The following roadwork is scheduled for this week on Interstate 81: Special Events: Baseball is back:  Please note there will be traffic issues at Davis St., I-81 and Montage Mountain RD, Moosic at the beginning of the games and completion of games. Wednesday, May 11, 2016 starting at 6:35 p.m. Thursday, May 12, 2016 at starting at 6:35 p.m. Friday, May 13, 2016 starting at 6:35 p.m. Saturday, May 14, 2016 starting at 4:05 p.m. Sunday, May 15, 2016 starting at 1:05 p.m. Short Term Projects: The Airport access project, will be milling and paving I- 81 during the next two weeks. There will be alternating single lane … Continue reading