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Travel Advisory

October 10, 2013

PennDOT’s Scheduled Roadwork for the Week of Oct. 10-19

Dunmore – PennDOT announces its work schedule for the week of Oct. 10-19

Note: Anyone wishing to sign up for PennDOT Travel Advisories can do so by emailing James May at jamay@pa.gov

INTERSTATE 80

I-80 EB Exit 262-273, Dennison/ White Haven "Expect Lane Restrictions and Flagging operations"; Crack Sealing 10/7/2013 - 10/10/2013, 7am - 3pm

80 EB 80 MM 250 left lane - "Expect Lane Restrictions and Flagging operations" Bridge Work 10/15/2013 10/17/2013 7am - 3pm No work on Wednesday; Bid Day

80 EB 80 mm 250-252 "Expect Lane Restrictions and Flagging operations" Crack Sealing 10/15/2013 10/17/2013 7am - 3pm No work on Wednesday; Bid Day

*As a reminder, the I-80 westbound Mifflinville on-ramp remains closed. This is due to merging-traffic safety concerns in the narrowed two-lane area. The signed ramp detour remains in effect. On Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 30 and Oct. 2-3, the contractor will set up a 1,000-foot daytime lane closure in the I-80 westbound passing lane at mile 246 for a hauling operation. This lane restriction will be in place from 7 a.m. until approximately 7 p.m. each day. The rest area is currently closed to all public traffic for reconstruction activities. The project completion date is Oct. 31. Next Wednesday, Oct. 9, the contractor will set up a 1,000-foot daytime lane closure in the I-80 westbound passing lane at mile 246 for a hauling operation. This lane restriction will be in place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The rest area is currently closed to all public traffic for reconstruction activities.

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.

Night Work - Interstate 81 north bound at M.M. 179.4 (a.k.a. Turnpike Bridge) bridge deck and joint repairs Tuesday 10/15/2013, 8 P.M. to 4 A.M. Alternate lane closures as needed.

Night Work - Interstate 81 north bound at M.M. 181.2 (a.k.a. Boy Scout Bridge) bridge deck and joint repairs Wednesday 10/16/2013, 8 P.M. to 4 A.M. Alternate lane closures as needed

Night Work - Interstate 81 south bound at M.M. 181.3 (a.k.a. Boy Scout Bridge) bridge deck and joint repairs Thursday 10/17/2013, 8 P.M. to 4 A.M. Alternate lane closures as needed

INTERSTATE 84

Interstate 84 east and west bound between M.M. 5.0 to Wayne Co. Line. Manual patching Tuesday 10/15/2013 through Thursday 10/17/2013, 8 A.M. to 2 P.M. Alternating lane closures as needed.

Lackawanna County:

S.R. 247 (Moosic Lake Rd. – Jessup Borough) Shoulder restoration and drainage improvements Tuesday (10/15) through Friday (10/18) . Alternate lane closures 7 A.M. to 3 P.M.

S.R. 435 (Moscow /Covington Twp.) Crack sealing operation Tuesday (10/15) through Thursday (10/17). Alternate lane closures 7 A.M. to 2 P.M.

S.R. 435 (Covington Twp.) Subsidence restoration and trench patching operation Friday (10/18). South bound travel lane closed 7 A.M. to 2 P.M.

S.R. 2016 (Thornhurst Twp.) Pipe trench restoration and paving operation Friday (10/04). Flagging operation with alternate lane closures 7 A.M. to 2 P.M.

*State Route 307 (Spruce/Moosic Street Bridge) Cedar Avenue ramp from Orchard street to the Central Scranton Expressway will be closed from April 29 to mid-September for bridge replacement. Posted detour will be Cedar Ave to Lackawanna to Spruce.

*State Route 407 (Abington Road) near Lackawanna Lake will be closed for bridge repairs.

*State Route 407 (Abington Road) between SR 6 in Chinchilla and Craig Road in North Abington Township will have temporary lane closures, at various areas for pipe crossings, base repair, milling, and paving for the next several months 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

*State Route 435 over 348 in Elmhurst will be single lane for bridge repair until November 2014. Motorist are reminded to slow down in the work zone.

*State Route 3011 (Keyser Ave) between Union Street in Taylor and SR 307(Morgan Highway) will have lane closures at various times and locations throughout the day for Utility work. Delays are expected. The contractor for Keyser Ave, is going to begin milling and paving operations starting Monday and continuing for several weeks, weather permitting. Traffic will be restricted to one lane starting at McDade Park entrance and proceeding towards Oak Street in Taylor.

*State Route 3020 (Linden Street) between St. Fran Cabrini Avenue and Eight Street Scranton continues emergency bridge repairs. Estimated data of completion in December.

Luzerne County

*State Route 93 (Broad Street) in Hazleton will be completed in the fall of 2013 with the exception of a section between Vine Street and Cedar Avenue which will be completed in Spring of 2014.

*State Route 1011 (Pierce Street) at the Veteran’s Mamorial Bridge over the Susquehanna River will be single lane in both directions for deck replacement until May 2014.

309 Dallas Twp near County line "Expect Lane Restrictions
and Flagging operations" Bridge Work 10/18/2013 10/18/2013 7am - 3pm

93 Nescopeck Twp "Expect Lane Restrictions
and Flagging operations" Patching 10/15/2013 10/18/2013 7am - 3pm

SR 2001, St Marys Rd, Hanover Twp "Expect Lane Restrictions
and Flagging operations" Pothole Patching 10/15/2013 10/18/2013 7am - 3pm

SR 3005, Lilly Lake Rd, Slocum Twp "Expect Lane Restrictions
and Flagging operations" Crack Sealing 10/15/2013 10/15/2013 7am - 3pm

SR 3007, Blue Ridge Trail, Slocum Twp "Expect Lane Restrictions
and Flagging operations" Crack Sealing 10/17/2013 10/18/2013 7am - 3pm

SR 1014, Overbrook Rd, Dallas Twp "Expect Lane Restrictions
and Flagging operations" Shoulder Cutting 10/15/2013 10/15/2013 7am - 3pm

SR 1005, Huntsville Rd, Jackson Twp "Expect Lane Restrictions
and Flagging operations" Shoulder Cutting 10/17/2013 10/17/2013 7am - 3pm

SR 1001, Mountain Rd, Larksville "Expect Lane Restrictions
and Flagging operations" Shoulder Cutting 10/18/2013 10/18/2013 7am - 3pm

SR 1002, State St, Larksville by Legion "Expect Lane Restrictions
and Flagging operations" Raise/ Patch inlet 10/15/2013 10/15/2013 7am - 3pm

SR 2035, Suscon Rd, Pittston Twp by Chapel Rd "Expect Lane Restrictions
and Flagging operations" Inlet Repair 10/17/2013 10/17/2013 7am - 3pm

309 SB at Carverton Rd "Expect Lane Restrictions
and Flagging operations" Inlet Patching 10/18/2013 10/18/2013 7am - 3pm

SR1030, Church Rd, Lake Twp "Expect Lane Restrictions
and Flagging operations" Pipe Replacement 10/15/2013 10/18/2013 7am - 3pm

SR 1044, E Center Hill Rd, Dallas Twp "Expect Lane Restrictions
and Flagging operations" Crack Sealing 10/17/2013 10/17/2013 7am - 3pm

SR 1045, Irem Temple Rd, Dallas Twp "Expect Lane Restrictions
and Flagging operations" Crack Sealing 10/18/2013 10/18/2013 7am - 3pm

Pike County

*State Route 6 over Sawkill Creek will be single lane controlled by a traffic signal for bridge work until late October

*State Route 402 over I-84, Blooming Grove is a single lane controlled by a traffic signal for bridge replacement.

*State Route 739 between Hemlock Farms Road and Forest Drive in blooming Grove Township will have lane restrictions controlled by temporary signal for bridge work. Estimated completion June 2014.


Susquehanna County

SR 2017 Station Hill Road Lenox Twp. None Sign Review 10/15/2013 10/18/2013 0700-1500

SR 92 Lenox Twp. Lane Restriction Pothole Patching 10/15/2013 10/18/2013 0700-1500

SR 1013 Turnpike Street Oakland Twp Lane Restriction Pothole Patching 10/15/2013 10/18/2013 0700-1500

SR 2012 Clifford Twp. Lane Restriction Ditching 10/15/2013 10/18/2013 0700-1500

2015 Brooklyn Township Signed Detour Reclaiming Monday (10/7) Friday (10/11) 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Travel with caution

*State Route 106 in Clifford will be single lane controlled by a temporary traffic signal for bridge replacement until November of 2013.

*State Route 106 the intersection of Mud Road and SR 106 will be closed from June, 11 to November. In order to reach Mud Road from SR 106 motorists will have to follow the posted detour.

*State Route 171 (East Main Street) Drinkers Creek in Susquehanna Boro. Will be single lane for bridge Replacement until July 2014. Expect Delays!!!

*State Route 267 in Lawton Township traffic will travel on the temporary road way until October 2013. Travel with Caution.

706, Rush and Jessup Townships Lane Restriction Patching Tuesday (10/15) Friday (10/18)

*State Route 706 (Wyalusing Street) beginning at the intersection of SR 29 and SR 706 and continuing east for Montrose betterment project

*State Route 858 in Little Meadows will be single lane controlled by temporary traffic signals over Apolacon Creek. Until end of October.

2096 Susquehanna Lathrop Township Lane Restriction Edge Repair Tuesday (10/15) Friday (10/18) 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
*SR 3029, Forest Lake Township will be closed for bridge structure replacement until November 4.

SR 4002, Silver Lake Twp is Closed, Pipe Replacement 23-Sep -18-Oct

*State Route 4002 (Quaker Lake Road/Laurel Lake Road/Franklin Hill Road) between Owego Street in Silver Lake and SR 29 in Liberty will be closed for road wash out from heavy rain from July 1, 2013 to February 3, 2014. There is a detour in place.

Wayne County

*State Route 652 (Narrowsburg Bridge) will be single lane controlled by a traffic light until further notice.

*State Route 1002 Skinners Falls Bridge in Damascus Township will have a weight restriction of 4 ton.

*State Route 1004 will be single lane for the replacement of a bridge over Beaver Dam Creek with an estimated completion in November 2013

NOW OPEN: *State Route 1008 in Damascus Township over Delaware River Tributary will be closed for bridge work with an estimated completion in September 2013

*State Route 3028 (Owego Turnpike) in Cherry Ridge is currently closed with a detour. Estimated completion is April 2014

4041 ROCK LAKE RD PRESTON TWP SINGLE LANE FLOOD WORK 10/15/2013 10/18/2013 07:00-15:00

4012 SHADAGEE RD STARRUCCA BORO SINGLE LANE FLOOD WORK 10/15/2013 10/18/2013 07:00-15:00

4033 S. PRESTON RD PRESTON TWP SINGLE LANE FLOOD WORK 10/15/2013 10/18/2013 07:00-15:00

*SR 4006 (Miller Road) is closed for bridgework near the fairgrounds in Honesdale.

*SR 4014 (NOW OPEN): SR 4014 in Wayne Co. that has been closed since this summer’s flooding will be reopened by the end of the day on Monday, September 16. Work on SR 4017, which is still closed will start on Tuesday, September 17. This work is scheduled to be completed by the end of October.

Wyoming County
1010 Tunnel Hill Road Clinton Township Lane Restriction Edge Repair Friday (10/18) Friday (10/18) 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
2002 Schoolhouse Road Monroe and North Moreland Townships Lane Restriction Edge Repair Tuesday (10/15) Thursday (10/17) 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.


*SR 307 Wyoming Falls Temporary Box Culvert 10/1/2013 11/30/2013 Estimated Over Buttermilk Creek
Roadway 2 lanes Between Dickinson RD and Lower Mill City RD
SR 858 Susquehanna Little Medows one Lane Signals Box Culvert 6/24/2013 10/30/2013 Single lane temp roadway
with signals Box culvert
SR 3003 The work that was originally scheduled to begin on Monday, October 7 is being delayed until Monday, October 28, with a compressed scheduled to help alleviate the concern of vehicles traveling on SR 3004 (John Sheehan Road) in the winter months. On Monday, October 28, the contractor will close SR 3003 (Sugar Hollow Road) and implement a detour for 1-2 months in order to complete stream excavation and construction of a retaining wall. After the work is complete, they have agreed to reconstruct the current road and reopen SR 3003 (Sugar Hollow Road) for the winter. In the spring, the road will be closed again and the detour implemented until the summer. The 6.6 mile detour will be posted from SR 87 to SR 3004 (John Sheehan Road). This is part of a $3.3 million project to replace the bridge over Mehoopany Creek. The anticipated completion date for the entire project is August 2014.

* SR 29 in Wyoming County over Tunkhannock Creek; Single lane controlled by flaggers will be intermittent until temporary bridge is constructed. Project will work this fall and all next year.

*State Route 307 in Ousterhout will be one lane with traffic signals for bridge repair until December 2014.

*State Route 1025 (Station Hill Road) in Nicholson Township the railroad owned bridge over the Canadian Pacific Railroad will be closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic until further notice due to the poor condition of the bridge. There is a posted detour.

*State Route 3003 The work that was originally scheduled to begin on Monday, October 7 is being delayed until Monday, October 28, with a compressed scheduled to help alleviate the concern of vehicles traveling on SR 3004 (John Sheehan Road) in the winter months. On Monday, October 28, the contractor will close SR 3003 (Sugar Hollow Road) and implement a detour for 1-2 months in order to complete stream excavation and construction of a retaining wall. After the work is complete, they have agreed to reconstruct the current road and reopen SR 3003 (Sugar Hollow Road) for the winter. In the spring, the road will be closed again and the detour implemented until the summer. The 6.6 mile detour will be posted from SR 87 to SR 3004 (John Sheehan Road). This is part of a $3.3 million project to replace the bridge over Mehoopany Creek. The anticipated completion date for the entire project is August 2014.


Media contact: James May, 570-963-4044

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Source:PENNDOT Engineering District 4-0
55 Keystone Industrial Park
Dunmore, PA 18512
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