The following road work is scheduled for this week on Interstate 81.
Baseball is back: Please note there will be traffic issues at Davis Street, I-81 and Montage Mountain Road, Moosic, at the beginning and end of the games. Games will be Friday, April 12 starting at 6:35 PM, Saturday, April 13 at 4:05 PM, Sunday, April 14 at 1:05 PM. Games on April 15 through April 17 start at 6:35 PM.
Exit 230 81–Great Bend TWP-Lane Restrictions-Mill/ Fill-Monday, 4/15/2019-Thursday 04/18/2019-7 AM TO 5 PM
Exit 185 81-SB-Lackawanna-Exit 185 Central Scranton Expressway – Left Shoulder Closure-Culvert repairs-Monday 04/15/2019-Thursday 04/18/2019-7 AM to 2 PM
Exit 191 to 194 SR 81 NB and SB mm 191 to 194. Shoulder paving with lane closure. Work hours are 8:00 pm to 6:00 am Monday thru Friday weather permitting. Work scheduled to continue until 4-19-19.
Exit 184 ( River St) to Exit 180 ( Moosic) I-81 NB/SB, Lackawanna County
This project consists of mill and fill which includes 9 bridges and resurfacing of existing bituminous interstate roadways and ramps and concrete bridge repairs. Other work includes guiderail, impact attenuating devices, temporary traffic control (day and night work), full depth shoulders to shift traffic at bridge work, temporary concrete barrier, excavation, delineators, signing, pavement markings, removal of portion of bridge, concrete bridge deck repair and miscellaneous construction. The project will be completed by the end of October 2020.
The project will begin on 3/25/2019 with dirt work (behind guiderail) for construction of the Moosic St. left hand exit ramp. The contractor will be doing paving throughout the summer. A lane restriction for short stretch of either I-81 NB or SB every weeknight (Sunday-Thursday) from 4/01/2019 through approximately late August.
Exit 191 (Dickson City Business Route 6) to Exit 194 (Clarks Summit) starting on 3/27/2019 work will begin on the shoulders of the north and southbound lanes. There will be short term lane restrictions. The work will take place from 8 PM to 6 AM and will be completed on April 19, 2019. This is for preparation to repair several bridges on I-81 north and south. This project consists of the milling and resurfacing of the existing bituminous roadway with Superpave scratch course and Stone Matrix Asphalt (SMA) wearing course, full depth bridge approach reconstruction, bridge rehabilitation work on six structures, temporary traffic control and pavement markings. The work on I-81 north will be in 2019 and 2020 for the southbound.
I-81 and 1-84 Pavement Failure Project: The project consists of concrete slab replacement and concrete pavement preservation activities in various locations on I 81 NB/SB from Exit 185 (Central Scranton Expressway) to Exit 186 (E Drinker Street) & on I 84 E/W from I 81 to Exit 2 (Elmhurst, PA 435) in the City of Scranton and Dunmore Borough, Lackawanna County. Concrete Slab Replacement includes the removal of existing concrete slabs, installation of subbase, new pavement joints, pavement patching joints, and new precast concrete slabs, regular concrete or accelerated concrete, based on location. Pavement preservation activities include dowel bar retrofits, sealing of the longitudinal and transverse joints, and diamond grinding of the new concrete pavement for a smoother ride. All work is confined to the existing highway.