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Travel Advisory

August 9, 2013

PennDOT’s Scheduled Roadwork for the Week of August 9 - 17

Dunmore – PennDOT announces its work schedule for the week of August 9 - 17

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

INTERSTATE 80

*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.

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.

*I-81 both directions between Exit 178 (Avoca) and Exit 186 (Dunmore/Drinker Street) will be single lane for resurfacing Sunday to Friday, 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. until late October.

Sunday, August 11 – North from Davis Street to Cemetery Bridge
Monday, August 12 – North continuing to Cemetery bridge
Tuesday, August 13 – South from Cemetery Bridge to Davis Street
Wednesday, August 14 – South continuing to Davis Street
Thursday, August 15 – Northbound work
Friday, August 16 – Makeup day if needed

*Interstate 81 North between Exit 186 (Dunmore-Drinker St) and Exit 190 (Dickson City/ Main Ave) will be single lane for grinding from June 17 to September 1, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.

M-Th: I-81 in both directions between Exit 188 (Dunmore/Throop) and Exit 194 (Clarks Summit) will be single lane for temporary paving at approach from Monday (8/12) to Thursday (8/15) 6:30 p.m. to 6 a.m.

*I-81 North in New York from I-81/I-481 interchange to Syracuse will be closed for bridge replacement from Friday, August 9 at 6 p.m. to Monday, August 19. For more information visit www.511NY.org or call New York Department of Transportation at (315) 428-4351.

INTERSTATE 84

W: I-84 West between Exit 3 (84/380 split) and Exit 1 (Tigue Street) will be single lane for pavement subsidence repair on Monday (8/12), 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The merge lane and right travel lane will be closed at M.M. 2.8

*Interstate 84 East Exit 17(Newfoundland/Hamlin) will be single lane for bridge deck replacement project from April to November.

*Interstate 84 West Exit 20 (Greentown/Lake Wallenpaupack) will be single lane for milling, paving and bridge deck replacement from April to November

Th: I-84 East between Exit 30 (Blooming Grove) to Exit 34 (Lords Valley) will have lane restrictions for deck patching on Thursday (8/15), 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

M-W: I-84 West between Exit 34 (Lords Valley) and Exit 46 (Milford) will have lane restrictions for deck patching from Monday (8/12) to Wednesday (8/14), 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Lackawanna County:

Note: 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):

Saturday August 10 at 7:05 p.m.
Sunday August 11 at 1:05 p.m.
Tuesday August 13 at 7:05 p.m.
Wednesday August 14 at 7:05 p.m.
Thursday August 15 at 7:05 p.m.
Friday August 16 at 7:05 p.m.
Saturday August 17 at 7:05 p.m.

Note: Toyota Pavilion will be hosting a concert on Friday, August 9th at 2 p.m. and Thursday, August 15th – Sunday August 18th. There may be traffic delays at the beginning and end of each game near I-81 Exit 182 (Davis Street/Montage Mountain Road).

Note: The Lackawanna County law enforcers will have a new DUI initiative this summer. There will be DUI checkpoints through the county at any given time day or night.

*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 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.

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

*State Route 4030 in Clarks Summit will be single lane for paving until August 16.

Luzerne County

M-F: State Route 115 in Plains and Bear creek will have a brushing operation from Monday (8/12) to Friday (8/16), 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

M: State Route 309 at Exit 5 in Dallas Township will have lane restrictions for patching on Monday (8/12), 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

M-Tues: State Route 309 North and South by Carverton Road will have lane restrictions for inlet repair from Monday (8/12) to Tuesday (8/13), 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

M-F: State Route 309 in Wilkes-Barre and Hanover will have a brushing operation from Monday (8/12) to Friday (8/16), 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

W: State route 1003 (Academy Street) in Plymouth Township will have lane restrictions for patching on Wednesday (8/14), 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

*State Route 1011 Pierce Street/Veteran’s Memorial Bridge over the Susquehanna River will be single lane in both directions for deck replacement until spring 2014

W-F: State Route 1029 (Manor Drive and Dug Road) in Dallas Township will have lane restrictions for ditching and inlet cleaning from Wednesday (8/14) to Friday (8/16), 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Th-F: State Routes 1044 and 1041 (Hildebrant Road, Mt Olivet Road, and Lake Catalpa Road) in Dallas Township will have lane Restrictions for pipe cleaning and pipe repair from Thursday (8/15) to Friday (8/16), 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

M-W: State Routes 1046 and 1044 (Hildebrant Road and Culver Hill Road) in Dallas Township will have lane restrictions for ditching from Monday (8/12) to Wednesday (8/14), 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

W-F: State Route 2006 (Main Street) in Pittston will have lane restrictions for patching from Wednesday (8/14) to Friday (8/16), 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Tues-Th: State route 2045 (South Main road) in Wright and dorrance Townships will be closed for pipe repair from Tuesday (8/13) to Thursday (8/15), 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Th-F: State Route 3004 (Kirmar Ave) in newport Township will have lane restrictions for pothole repair from Thursday (8/15) to Friday (8/16), 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

M-F: State route 3006 (Lilly Lake Road) in Slocum Township will have lane restrictions for shoulder repair from Monday (8/12) to Friday (8/16), 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

There will be roving patrols in Plains Township, Hanover Township, Harvey’s Lake, Kingston Township, Lehman Township, Courtdale Borough, and Larksville from Thursday August 8th to Tuesday August 9th.Please remember to always drive safe and wear your seat belt.

Pike County

F: State route 6 (Harford Street) at Metz’s Bridge in Milford will have a lane closure for deck repair on Friday (8/16), 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

M-F: State Route 6 in Milford will have delays for stabilization and restoration from Monday (8/12) to Friday (8/16), 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

F: State Route 402 in Blooming Grove will have a lane closure for edge patching on Friday (8/16), 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

F: State Route 447 will have a lane closure for pipe trench patching on Friday (8/16), 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

*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.

M-W: State Route 1011 (Flagstone Road) in Shohola will have delays for pothole patching from Monday (8/12) to Wednesday (8/14), 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Susquehanna County

M-F: State Route 11 in New Milford Township will have lane restrictions for pothole patching from Monday (8/12) to Friday (8/16), 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

*State Route 29 over Snake Creek in Bridgewater Township will be single lane controlled by traffic signal for bridge replacement until September 2013.

*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 mid-November Expect Delays!!!

M-F: State Route 171 in Thompson Township will have lane restrictions for pothole patching Monday (8/12) to Friday (8/16), 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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

M-F: State route 374 in Lenox Township will be single lane for shoulder cutting from Monday (8/12) to Friday (8/16), 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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

M-F: State route 706 in Jessup Township will be single lane for edge patching from Monday (8/12) to Friday (8/16), 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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

M-F: State Route 2014 in Clifford Township will have lane restrictions for pothole patching from Monday (8/12) to Friday (8/16), 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

M-Th: State Route 2041 (Glenwood Road) in Lenox Township will have a sign review operation from Monday (8/12) to Thursday (8/15), 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

M: State Route 2047 in Lenox Township will have lane restrictions for chipping from Monday (8/12), 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

M-F: State Route 3004 in Springville Township will have lane restrictions for pipe replacement from Monday (8/12) to Friday (8/16), 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Th-F: State Route 3011 in auburn Township will have lane restrictions for chipping from Thursday (8/15) to Friday (8/16), 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Tues-W: State Route 3013 in Auburn and Springville Townships will have lane restrictions for chipping from Tuesday (8/13) to Wednesday (8/14), 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

*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 590 (Hudson Street) will have utilities work taking place.

*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

*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 will be single lane for bridge replacement over SR 191 with an estimated completion in April 2014

Wyoming County

*State Route 6 in Tunkhannock will be single lane for roadway resurfacing from Thursday, August 15th to Saturday, August 31st

M-W: State Route 6 in Clinton Township and Factoryville Borough will be single lane for patching from Monday (8/12) to Wednesday (8/14), 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

*State Route 29 in Tunkhannock Township will be single lane for paving and curb replacement until the end of August.

Th-F: State Route 92 in Tunkhannock will be single lane for patching from Thursday (8/15) to Friday (8/16), 7a.m. to 3 p.m.

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

M-F: State Route 1001 in Lemon and Tunkhannock townships will have lane restrictions for patching from Monday (8/12) to Friday (8/16), 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

*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.

M-F: State route 3002 in Noxen Township will have sidewalks closed for bridge sidewalk repair from Monday (8/12) to Friday (8/16), 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

*State Route 3003 Sugar Hollow Bridge will be single lane for utilities work and pier construction, 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Media contact: James May, 570-963-4044

Source: PennDOT District 4

Media contact:

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