The following road work is scheduled for this week on Interstate 81. Short-Term Projects: No short-term work scheduled for this week. 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 … Continue reading
The following work is scheduled for this week on Interstate 81. Short Term Projects I-81-South-Lackawanna-Exit 194 (Clarks Summit) to Exit 191 B (Scranton Expressway)-Guiderail repair-Wednesday, August 19, 2015-Wednesday, August 19, 2015-9 am to 1 pm. I-81-North-Susquehanna-Exit 223 (New Milford) to Exit 230 (Great Bend)-Spray Patching and Ditching-Monday, August 17, 2015-Thursday, August 20, 2015-7 am to 3 pm. SR 315- Pittston Twp. under I-81 near WILK and KRZ Radio (Entercom) will be closed starting on Friday, August 14, 2015 at 6 p.m. and will reopen on Monday, August 17, 2015 at 7 a.m. Crews will be working on the bridge and beam removal. A full detour will be in place. … Continue reading
The following is the roadwork scheduled for this week on Interstate 81. Short Term Projects: I-81-Lackawanna County- Exit 211 (Lenox) to Exit 219 (Gibson)- Spray patching. Work area will involve approximate 3 mile lane closures. Monday, June 29 to Thursday, July 2. I-81-Lackawanna County- Exit 191 to Exit 206- Median Mowing-Monday, June 29 to Friday, July 3, 7:00 am to 3:00 pm. I-81-Lackawanna County- Exit 185 (Central Scranton Expressway) to Exit 188 (Dunmore)- Sweeping Operation – Shoulder restriction- slow moving. Monday June 29 to Wednesday, July 1, 7:00 am to 3:00 pm. Special Events: The SWB Rail Riders will have home games on the following dates and times. There may … Continue reading
Below is a list of the numerous projects that are currently underway in NEPA as a direct result of the Governor’s Transportation Funding Bill that was recently passed by the legislature. Act 89 Projects for this Construction Season I-81 (Lackawanna County) and I-84 (Pike County) resurfacing (37.42 miles), Lackawanna and Pike Counties – $3.98 million; expected completion October 2014. I-84 Dunmore Roaring Brook and Jefferson Townships – repaving from Exit 2 to Exit 8, (15.3 miles), Lackawanna County – $6.6 million; expected completion November 2014. I-84 Westbound – Dingman, Blooming Grove and Palmyra Townships from SR 2011 Bridge to Pike County Rest Area, (19 miles) Pike County $5.5 million; expected completion November 2014. SR 11, SR … Continue reading
Some call this project massive. District 4 will take on a large reconstruction project of the Avoca and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Airport Exits in Luzerne County. The Airport project is very unique to District 4. Not only is it one of the largest projects in the district but it is the most expensive, bid at $41.9 million. It is also the only capacity adding project this year. The project is set to begin in June of 2013 and will include widening of Interstate 81, rehabilitation of 2 existing bridges, replacement of an existing pedestrian bridge, new exit and entrance ramps, 3 new roundabouts, construction of 2 new bridges, and the … Continue reading
Travel Advisory Sept. 30, 2013 PennDOT’s Scheduled Roadwork for the Week of September 30 – October 6 Note: Anyone wishing to sign up for PennDOT Travel Advisories can do so by emailing James May at firstname.lastname@example.org INTERSTATE 81 *I-81 North Between Exit 170 (Wilkes-Barre) and Exit 175 (Dupont/Pittston) will have lane shifts for bridge replacement over Sunset Road and Old Boston Road beginning Monday, July 29 and will continue until spring of 2014.
Don’t be caught off guard by scheduled roadwork. Whether you are planning a trip for business or pleasure, make the most of your travel time by checking our convenient weekly roadwork schedule. INTERSTATE 81 M-W: I-81 South between Exit 155 (Dorrance) and Exit 145 (West Hazleton) will be single lane for concrete Patching from Monday (8/19) to Wednesday (8/21), 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. *I-81 North Between Exit 170 (Wilkes-Barre) and Exit 175 (Dupont/Pittston) will have lane shifts for Bridge replacement over Sunset Road and Old Boston Road beginning Monday, July 29 and will continue until spring of 2014. *I-81 both directions between Exit 178 (Avoca) … Continue reading
I-81, Plains Township – Rehabilitation and improvement of a section of Northbound and Southbound Interstate 81. The project includes replacement of four bridges (two over SR 2020, Jumper Road and two over Sunset Road) and the bridges widened for two lanes of traffic. The project also includes excavation, full depth bituminous pavement, drainage, guiderail, temporary concrete barrier, erosion and sediment control measures, pavement markers, temporary traffic control, signing, bridge removal, piles, temporary excavation and support, and other miscellaneous construction. The project is expected to be completed July 2016. The total project cost is $20.7 million. I-81 North Between Exit 170 (Wilkes-Barre) and Exit 175 (Dupont/Pittston) will have lane … Continue reading
I-81, Dickson City – Northbound and Southbound Interstate 81- preservation work over Lackawanna, Main and Boulevard Ave. bridges; Bridge and roadway restoration from Throop Exit to just north of Business Route 6 (Viewmont Mall Exit). The project includes lane shifts. The ramp from Main Street to I-81 North is now open. The project is expected to be completed fall 2014. The total project cost is $30.9 million.