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Travel Advisory

July 11, 2014

PennDOT’ s Scheduled Roadwork for the Week of July 11 - 18

Dunmore – The following work is scheduled for this week throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania.

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Special Events:

The SWB Rail Riders will have home games on the following dates and times. There may be traffic delays at the beginning and end of each game near I-81 Exit 182(Davis Street/Montage Mountain Road):
Friday, July 11 at 7:05 pm

On Saturday, July 12, 2014, SR 2049 (Centre Street) in Freeland will be closed from 9:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. for the 13th Annual Motorcycle Run

On Sunday, July 13, 2014, SR 2049 (Front Street) in Freeland will be closed from 12:30 P.M. to 2:30 P.M. for the Dedication of the Purple Heart Monument.

On Friday, July 18, 2014, SR 370 (Crosstown Highway) in Lakewood will be closed from 7 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. for the Northern Wayne Fire Company Fireman’s Parade

Interstate 80:

Short Term Projects:

I-80 – Luzerne - Foster Township will have Patching from Wednesday, July 16, 2014 to Thursday, July 17, 2014

Long Term Projects:

*I-80 - Columbia County - Exit 241 to Exit 242, Two lanes of traffic in each direction will be maintained on I-80 for the majority of the project, with short-term lane restrictions and generally short-term ramp closures. The I-80 WB on-ramp at Mifflinville (Exit 242) will remain closed through the majority of the 2014 construction season. Anticipated completion - 2015.

Interstate 81:

For additional information on I-81 Please check out Focus 81 Website at www.focus81.com

Short Term Projects:

I-81 North – Luzerne - Between Exit 170A (Bear Creek) and Exit 170 B (Wilkes-Barre) the northbound driving lane will be closed to replace damaged overhead signs from Sunday, July 13, 2014 on Monday, July 14, 2014, 8pm to 6am

I-81 – Luzerne - Wilkes-Barre Twp. will Bridge Deck Repair from Sunday, July 13, 2014 to Thursday, July 17, 2014

I-81 – Lackawanna - Between Exit 184 (River Street) and Exit 185 (Central Scranton Expressway) - the north and south passing lanes will be closed to re-lamp overhead lights with new lights from Monday, July 14, 2014 to Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 8pm to 6am

I-81 North – Susquehanna - Between Exit 211 (Lenox) and Exit 230 (Great Bend) there will be a right lane closure for spray patching from Monday, July 14, 2014 to Thursday, July 17, 2014, 7am to 3pm

Long Term Projects:

*I-81 – Schuylkill County – Between Exit 134 (Delano) and 138 (PA 309) will be single lane in both directions and Exit 138 will be closed due to a long term reconstruction/rehabilitation project. During the closure the posted detour will route traffic to Exit 141 (PA 424) to use PA 424/Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce Beltway to access PA 309 north. Anticipated Complete - March 2015.

*I-81 – Luzerne County - Exit 178A (Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Airport) and Exit 178B (Avoca) have now been combined into one exit, Exit 178 (Wilkes-Barre Scranton Airport/Avoca).

*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. Anticipated completion – November 2015.

*I-81 – Lackawanna County - between Exit 188 (Dunmore/Throop) and Exit 190 (Main Avenue) – Lane shifts on I-81, ramp closure from Main Avenue to I-81 North – Early summer the ramp is scheduled to reopen; late summer, there will be paving in the area at night. Anticipated completion – fall 2014.

Interstate 84:

Short Term Projects:

I-84 East – Lackawanna - Between Exit 8 (Mt. Cobb/Hamlin) and the Wayne County Line there will be alternating lane closures for a shoulder cutting operation from Monday, July 14, 2014 to Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 8am to 2pm

I-84 West – Lackawanna - Between Exit 8 (Mt. Cobb/Hamlin) and the Wayne County Line there will be alternating lane closures for a shoulder cutting operation from Wednesday, July 16, 2014 to Thursday, July 17, 2014, 8am to 2pm

Long Term Projects:

*I-84 – Pike County – Between Exit 46 (Matamoras) and the New York line will be single lane on the eastbound side for reconstruction of the westbound side. Anticipated completion - April 2016.

*I- 84 – Pike County - between Exit 46 (Milford) and Exit 34 (Lords Valley/Dingman’s Ferry) There is a single lane closure on I-84 West for two Bridge Deck Replacements. Anticipated completion - fall 2014.

Interstate 380:

Short term Projects:

Lackawanna County:

Short Term Projects:

SR 307 (Morgan Highway) - Newton Twp. – Paving from Wednesday, July 16, 2014 to Thursday, July 17, 2014

SR 2009 (Jubilee Road) - Covington and Madison Twps. - Single Lane for Shoulder Cutting on Friday 07/18/14, 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Long Term On-Going Projects:

*SR 6 – Glenburn – Both directions will be single lane between SR 4010 (Ackerly Road) and SR 4011 (Old State Road) will be single lane for Glenburn Pond Pipe Repair. Anticipated Completion – July 2014

*SR 11 (Birney Avenue) – Moosic – There is a new traffic pattern near the Birney Avenue Plaza. Anticipated Completion – September 2014

*SR 11 (Birney Avenue) – Moosic – single lane both directions over Spring Brook Creek for bridge preservation. Anticipated Completion – November 2014

*SR 11 (Spruce Street) – Scranton – The bridge deck has been poured, crews will then work on the parapets, guiderail, etc. Anticipated completion – October 2014

*SR 347 - Scott Twp. – Will be single lane for Bridge Beam Replacement from Monday 07/14/14 to 08/22/14 Approx., 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

*SR 435 – Roaring Brook Township – Right Lane Closed for bridge replacement over SR 348. SR 348 to SR 435 South closed to traffic entering SR 435. Detour is in place from SR 348 to SR 435 North to Drinker Turnpike to SR 435 South. Anticipated Completion – April 2015
Pothole Patching: PennDOT crews will continue to patch potholes throughout the county.

*SR 438 (Wallsville Road) – Benton Township – Is closed for a bridge replacement over Tunkhannock Creek. Anticipated Completion - May 2015

*SR 3019 (Lonesome Road) – Moosic –bridge replacement over a branch of the Lackawanna River, closure will be postponed. Anticipated Completion – December 2014

*SR 7210 (Stevens Road) – Jefferson Township – will be closing for bridge replacement late this week/Early next. There will be a detour in place. Anticipated Completion – October 2014

*SR 7211 (Overbrook Road) – La Plume – Closed for bridge replacement over Tunkhannock creek. Anticipated Completion – May 2015

*Scranton – Crews continue to work out timing issues with the signal network. Anticipated Completion – October 2014

Luzerne County:

Short Term Projects:

SR 93 - Nescopeck/Sugarloaf – Patching from Monday, July 14, 2014 to Friday, July 18, 2014

SR 115 - Bear Creek Township - Pothole Patching on Saturday, July 12, 2014

SR 239 - Union Twp. – Patching on Monday, July 14, 2014

SR 315 - Plains twp. - Patching from Thursday, July 17, 2014 to Friday, July 18, 2014

SR 1010 (Back Road) – Swoyersville – Patching from Monday, July 14, 2014 to Wednesday, July 16, 2014

SR 1021 (8th Street) - West Wyoming - Ditching from Wednesday, July 16, 2014 to Friday, July 18, 2014

SR 1028 (Queen of Peace Road) - Lake Twp./Harveys Lake Boro – Patching on Monday, July 14, 2014

SR 1038 (Obedofer Road) – Exeter - Ditching from Monday, July 14, 2014 to Tuesday, July 15, 2014

SR 4016 (Harveyville/Hunlock Rd.) - Huntington/Ross Twps. – Patching on Monday, July 14, 2014

SR 4024 (Grassy Pond Road) - Ross Twp. – Patching on Monday, July 14, 2014

SR 4025 (Hillside Rd) - Newton twp. – Paving from Monday, July 14, 2014 to Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Long Term Projects:

*SR 118 – Lehman Township – There is widening work taking place at the intersection of SR 118 and Idetown Road. There will be a lane shift throughout the work area during construction. Anticipated hours of operation are 7:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. Monday to Friday with occasional Saturday work. Anticipated Completion – end of July

*SR 309 – Mountain Top – single lane pattern, traffic stops for blasting, no trucks over 10.5 north or south from 4 A.m. to 11 P.M., and a reduced speed Limit. Anticipated Completion – November 2014

*SR 1001(Mountain Road) – Larksville – between SR 1002 (State Street) to SR 1007 (Mountain Road) will is closed for Bridge replacement over Brown Creek. There will be a detour following SR 1002 (State Street) to SR 1007 (Wilson Street/Mountain Road). Anticipated Completion August 2014

*SR 2016 (Casey Avenue) – Wilkes-Barre – resurfacing of roadway. On Monday, June 2 crews will be doing base repair between SR 6309 and Blackman Street. Anticipated Completion – August 2014

Pothole Patching: PennDOT crews will continue to patch potholes throughout the county.

Pike County:

Short Term Projects:

SR 6 - Westfall Township - lane restriction for Pot hole patching from Monday, July 14, 2014 to Thursday July 17, 2014, 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM

SR 402 - Porter Township - Bushkill Falls Rd to Hemlock Farms will have Lane restriction for Pot hole patching (crews) from Tuesday, July 15, 2014 to Thursday, July 17, 2014, 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM

SR 402 - Porter/Blooming Grove Township - lane restriction for pothole patching (patching contractor) from 7/14/2014 to 7/17/2014, 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM

SR 739 - Dingmans Ferry - lane restriction to Repair washout from Monday, July 14, 2014 to Friday, July 18, 2014, 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM

SR 2001 (Milford Rd) - Delaware & Porter Township - lane restriction for pothole patching from Monday, July 14, 2014 to Thursday, July 17, 2014, 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM

SR 2003 (Bushkill Falls RD) - Lehman & Porter Township - Closed for Erosion Control & rock lining from Monday, July 14, 2014 to Friday, July 18, 2014, 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Bridge Deck Cleaning from Monday, July 14, 2014 to Friday July 18, 2014, 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Sign work Order installation/repair from 7/14/2014 to 7/18/2014

Long Term Projects:

Pothole Patching: PennDOT crews will continue to patch potholes throughout the county.

Susquehanna County:

Short Term Projects:

SR 11 - Harford Twp. - Lane Restrictions for Spray Patching on Friday, 7/18/2014, 7am to 3pm

SR 29 - Montrose Borough - Lane Restrictions for Pothole Patching from Monday, 7/14/2014 to Tuesday, 7/15/2014, 7am to 3pm

SR 167 - Hop Bottom Borough/Lathrop Twp. - Lane Restrictions from Pothole Patching from Wednesday, 7/16/2014 to Friday, 7/25/2014, 7am to 3pm

SR 247 - Clifford Twp. - Lane Restrictions from Spray Patching on Friday, 7/18/2014, 7am to 3pm

SR 492 - Jackson and New Milford Twps. - Lane Restrictions for Pothole Patching from Monday, 7/14/2014 to Friday, 7/18/2014, 7am to 3pm

SR 706 - Jessup and Rush Townships - Lane Restrictions For Patching from Monday, July 14, 2014 to Friday, July 18, 2014, 7am to 3pm

SR 4007 (North Road) - Bridgewater, Forest Lake, Silver Lake, and Coconut Townships - Lane Restrictions for Base Repair from Monday, July 14, 2014 to Friday, July 18, 2014, 7am to 3pm

Long Term Projects:

*SR 11 (Main Street) – New Milford – new traffic pattern/lane shift is in effect over Salt Lick Creek. Anticipated Completion December 2014

*SR 29 – Franklin/Liberty Townships – there will be possible single lane closures for resurfacing of roadway taking place between Buckley Road in Franklin Township to the PA/NY line in Liberty Township. Anticipated Completion – October 2014

*SR 92 – Lenox/Gibson – there will be possible single lane closures for resurfacing of roadway taking place between the Susquehanna/Wyoming County Line in Lenox and SR 2036 in Gibson. Anticipated Completion October 2014

*SR 171 (Main Street) – Susquehanna Depot – single lane with temporary signals for bridge rehabilitation over Drinkers Creek. Anticipated Completion July 2014

*SR 706 – Bridgewater Township – Possible single lane closures for the Montrose to Tiffany Betterment Project (widening, curb, signals, and paving). Anticipated Completion – October 2014

*SR 1010 (Harmony Road) – Great Bend – Temporary bridge with signals will begin this month. Project is for the replacement of a bridge over Salt Lick Creek. Anticipated completion - November 2014

*SR 1033 (Church Street) – Great Bend – single lane with temporary signal for bridge rehabilitation over DuBoise Creek. Anticipated Completion – October 2014

*SR 2019 (Schoolhouse Road) – Lenox –bridge replacement over Willow Brook. Update: closed from June 16 to August 15. Anticipated Completion - October 2014

Pothole Patching: PennDOT crews will continue to patch potholes throughout the county.

Wayne County:

Short Term Project:

SR 371 (Cochecton Tpk) - Damascus Twp. - Single lane for Oil and Chipping from 7/14/2014 to 7/18/2014, 7am to 3pm

SR 1007 (Fox Hill Rd) – Oregon - Single lane for Pothole Repair from 7/14/2014 to 7/18/2014, 7am to 3pm

SR 3004 (Moon Rd) – Salem - Single lane for PATCHING from 7/14/2014 to 7/18/2014, 7am to 3pm

SR 3031 (Wanoka Rd) - Cherry Ridge Twp. - Single lane for Pothole Patching from 7/14/2014 to 7/18/2014, 7am to 3pm

SR 4007 (Crooked Creek Rd) - Buckingham Twp. - Single lane for Reshaping Unpaved Rd from 7/14/2014 to 7/18/2014, 7am to 3pm

SR 4012 (PLEASANT VALLEY RD.) - Buckingham Twp. - Closed and Detoured for Drainage from 7/14/2014 to 7/18/2014, 7am to 3pm

SR 4014 (Winterdale Rd) - Scott Twp. - Single lane for Patching from 7/14/2014 to 7/18/2014, 7am to 3pm

SR 4033 (S. Preston Rd.) - Preston Twp - Single lane for Patching from 7/14/2014 to 7/18/2014, 7am to 3pm

SR 4041 (Rock Lake Rd) - Preston Twp - Single lane for Patching from 7/14/2014 to 7/18/2014, 7am to 3pm

Long Term Project:

Pothole Patching: PennDOT crews will continue to patch potholes throughout the county.

Wyoming County:

Short term Projects:

SR 6 (Tunkhannock Bypass) - Tunkhannock Twp. / Borough - Lane Restrictions for Patching from 7/14/2014 to Friday, July 18, 2014, 7am to 3pm

SR 87 - North Branch Twp. - Lane Restrictions for Patching from 7/14/2014 to Friday, July 18, 2014, 7am to 3pm

SR 92 - Tunkhannock Twp. - Lane Restrictions for Patching from 7/14/2014 to Friday, July 18, 2014, 7am to 3pm

SR 1001 - Tunkhannock and Lemon Townships - Lane Restrictions For Patching from Monday, July 14, 2014 to Friday, July 18, 2014, 7am to 3pm

SR 1009 (Avery Station Road) - Lemon Township - Lane Restrictions for Base Repair from 7/14/2014 to Friday, July 18, 2014, 7am to 3pm

SR 1029 (Skyview Road) - Nicholson Township - Lane Restrictions for Base Repair from 7/14/2014 to Friday, July 18, 2014, 7am to 3pm

SR 2007 (Keelersburg Road) - Eaton Township - Lane Restrictions for Channel Protection from 7/14/2014 to Friday, July 18, 2014, 7am to 3pm

SR 2009 (Brace Road) - Northmoreland Township - Lane Restrictions for Deck Repair on 7/14/2014, Stop sign controlled., 7am to 3pm

Long Term Projects:

*SR 29 (Lake Road) – Lake Township –there will be a possible single lane closure for resurfacing of roadway between SR 415 and Main Street in Noxen. Anticipated Completion - August 2014

*SR 29 (Tunkhannock Road) – Eaton – Temporary bridge will open June 5. The project is for bridge construction over Bowman’s Creek. Anticipated Completion November 2015

*SR 87 – Mehoopany – possible single lane with Flaggers, project is for the replacement of a bridge over Mehoopany Creek, new bridge is being built next to old bridge. Anticipated Completion – September 2015

*SR 92 – Nicholson – there will be possible single lane closures for resurfacing of roadway between SR 6 and SR 1031. Anticipated Completion – October 2014

*SR 307 (Roosevelt Highway) – Tunkhannock – single lane with traffic signals for bridge repair over Osterhout Creek. Anticipated Completion – December 2014

*SR 1014 – Nicholson – entrance to Lake Sheridan closed with detour for bridge replacement. Anticipate completion - August 2014

*SR 3003 (Sugar Hollow Road) – Mehoopany – closed for bridge replacement. Anticipated Completion – August 2014

Pothole Patching: PennDOT crews will continue to patch potholes throughout the county.

Media contact: James May, 570-963-4044

Source: PennDOT District 4

James May | District Press Officer
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
District 4 Office
55 Keystone Industrial Park | Dunmore, Pa 18512
Office 570-963-4044 | Fax 570-614-2957
www.neparoads.com * www.511PA.com

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Media contact:

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