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Travel Advisory

August 1, 2014

PennDOT’ s Scheduled Roadwork for the Week of August 1 - 8

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

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

Interstate 80:

Short Term Projects:

I-80 East – Luzerne - between Exit 256 (Conyngham/Nescopeck) and Exit 262 (Mountain Top/Hazleton) there will be Pothole Patching from 8/4/2014 to 8/8/2014, 7:30am-2pm

I-80 – Luzerne - between Exit 256 (Conyngham/Nescopeck) and Exit 273 (White Haven/Freeland) there will be Herbicide application to Guiderail shoulder work from 8/4/2014 to 8/7/2014, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

I-80 East – Luzerne - between Exit 262 (Mountain Top /Hazleton) and Exit 273 (White Haven/Freeland) there will be Pothole Patching from 8/4/2014 to 8/7/2014, 7:30am-2pm

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

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, August 1 at 7:05 pm
Saturday, August 2 at 7:05 pm
Sunday, August 3 at 1:05 pm
Thursday, August 7 at 7:05 pm
Friday, August 8 at 7:05 pm

The Pavilion at Montage Mountain will be hosting a concert on August 2. There may be traffic delays at the beginning and end of each concert near I-81 Exit 182 (Davis Street/Montage Mountain Road).

Short Term Projects:

I-81 – Luzerne - Between Exit 141 (Hazleton South Beltway) and Exit 164 (Nanticoke) there will be Herbicide application to Guiderail shoulder work from Monday, August 04, 2014 to Thursday, August 07, 2014, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

I-81 North – Luzerne - Between Exit 164 (Nanticoke) and Exit 168 (Highland Park Blvd. Wilkes-Barre) there will be Bridge Deck Repair from Sunday, August 03, 2014 to Friday, August 08, 2014, 6pm-2am

I-81 South – Luzerne - Between Exit 165 (Mountain Top/Ashley) and Exit 164 (Nanticoke) there will be Bridge Deck Repair from Monday, August 04, 2014 to Friday, August 08, 2014, 6pm-2am

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 – Pike - near Exit 30 (Blooming Grove/Porters Lake (Pecks Pond)) There will be rolling road blocks for cable work on Monday, August 4, 2014

Long Term Projects:

*I – 84 – Lackawanna – between Exit 4 (I-380/I-84 Split) and Exit 8 (Mt. Cobb/Hamlin) will be single lane for mill and fill. Anticipated Completion - November 2014

*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 2011 (Lehigh Rd.) - Covington Twp. - Single Lane for Slow Moving Shoulder Cutting from Thursday 08/07/14 to Friday 08/08/14, 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

SR 2013 (Clifton Beach Rd.) - Clifton Twp. - Single Lane for Slow Moving Shoulder Cutting from Monday 08/04/14 to Wednesday 08/06/14, 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

SR 2017 (Sandy Beach Rd.) - Clifton and Covington Twps. - Single Lane for Slow Moving Shoulder Cutting on Wednesday 08/06/14, 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

SR 2018 (Dorantown Rd.) - Covington Twp. - Single Lane - Slow Moving Operation for Shoulder Cutting on Thursday 08/07/14, 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) for Glenburn Pond Pipe Repair. Anticipated Completion – August 2014

*SR 6 (Lackawanna Trail) – Dalton to County Line – there will be single lane closures for drainage, temporary paving, and preperations for next construction season beginning on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. Anticipated Completion - November 2014

*SR 11 (Birney Avenue) – Moosic – There is a single lane 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 – single lane traveling into town over the Central Scranton Expressway, there may be delays. Anticipated completion – October 2014

*SR 247 (Gino Merli Drive/Wildcat Drive) – Blakely to County line – there will be pipe work and paving between SR 1023 (Gino Merli Drive) in Blakely and the Lackawanna/Susquehanna county line in Greenfield beginning on Monday, August 18, 2014. Anticipated Completion – July 2015

*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. Detour in place. Anticipated Completion - May 2015

*SR 1009 (Crystal Lake Road) over Fall Brook is closed with a detour for bridge replacement. Anticipated completion – October 2014

*SR 3013 (Main Street) – Dickson City – crews will be milling and paving between Dundaff Street to the Anchor on West Lackawanna Avenue. There will be a single lane with flaggers on Thursday, July 17, 2014 from 7 P.M. to Friday, July 18, 2014 at 9 A.M. and Monday, July 21, 2014 at 7 P.M. to Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 9 A.M. Please use and alternate route if possible.

*SR 3019 (Lonesome Road) – Moosic –bridge replacement over a branch of the Lackawanna River, no work at this time, closure is postponed. Anticipated Completion – December 2014

*SR 4019 (Edella Road) – Clarks Summit – Closed over Leggett’s Creek, detour is posted. Anticipated Completion – August 2014

*SR 4026 (Grove Street) – Clarks Summit – Work continues on ADA ramps, use caution when traveling through this area.

*SR 7210 (Stevens Road) – Jefferson Township –closed for bridge replacement. There is 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:

Special Events:

On Friday, August 1, 2014, SR 93 (Broad Street) will be closed between Cedar Street and Church Street for the Greater Hazleton Chamber Commerce Downtown Car Cruise-In from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

On Saturday, August 2, 2014, SR 415 (Lakeside Drive) will be single lane around the lake in Harveys Lake Borough for Harveys Lake Recreational Committee Cancer Walk from 9 a.m. to noon

Short Term Projects:

SR 93 (Nescopeck Hwy) - North of Interstate 81 will be Single Lane for Pothole Patching from Friday, August 01, 2014 to Friday, August 08, 2014, 7am-3pm

SR 115 (Bear Creek Blvd) - Bear Creek Twp./Plains Twp. - There will be a Single lane for Pothole Patching from Monday, August 04, 2014 to Friday, August 08, 2014, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 239 - Union Twp. - Single Lane for Patching from Monday, August 04, 2014 to Friday, August 08, 2014, 7:30am-2:30pm

SR 309 (North Cross Valley Expressway) - Kingston twp. - single lane for Patching from Thursday, August 07, 2014 to Friday, August 08, 2014, 7:00-3:00

SR 940 – Freeland/White Haven - Single Lane for Pothole Patching from Monday, August 04, 2014 to 8/8/2014, 7am-3pm
SR 1010 (Back Road) – Swoyersville - single lane for Patching from Monday, August 04, 2014 to Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 7:00-3:00

SR 1031 (Mount Zion Road) – Exeter - single lane for Ditching from 8/4/2014 to Friday, August 08, 2014, 7:00-3:00

SR 2007 (Laurel Run Road) - Bear Creek Twp. - Single lane for Ditching / pipe cleaning from Monday, August 04, 2014 to Friday, August 08, 2014, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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 – October 2014

*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 309 –between I-80 and Hazleton – There will be paving work use caution when traveling through this area. Anticipated Completion – End of August 2014

*SR 415 - Lake township – there will be paving work beginning in August. Anticipated Completion – End of October 2014

*SR 940 (Foster Avenue/Berwick Street) – White Haven – There will be Handicap ramp work please use caution when traveling through this area. Anticipated Completion August 2015

*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 2005 (Blackman Street) – Business 309 to Lyndwood Avenue - There will be handicap ramp work, please use caution when traveling through this area. Anticipated Completion – July 2014

*SR 2016 (Casey Avenue) – Wilkes-Barre – resurfacing of roadway. Anticipated Completion – August 2014

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

Pike County:

Short Term Projects:

SR 1017 (Delaware DR) - Westfall Township - Sign work Order installation/repair from Monday, August 04, 2014 to Friday, August 08, 2014, 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM

SR 4004 (Blooming Grove Rd) – Blooming Grove Township - From Egypt Rd to Christopher Way there will be lane restriction for Pipe Replacement from Monday, August 04, 2014 to Friday, August 08, 2014, 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Bridge Deck Cleaning from Monday, August 04, 2014 to Friday, August 08, 2014, 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM

2011, 1002, 1003, 4006, 402 - lane restriction for Pothole repair from Monday, August 04, 2014 to Friday, August 08, 2014, 3:00 PM-6:00 PM

Long Term Projects:

*SR 6 – Shohola Creek – Shoulder Closed with a slight lane transition for bridge work. Anticipated Completion – August 2015

*SR 2003 (Bushkill Falls Road) – between Milford Road and SR 402 there will be a mill and fill operation. Anticipated Completion – September 2014

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

Susquehanna County:

Special Events:

On Saturday, August 2, 2014, SR 171 (400-500 block of Main Street) will be closed between South Street and Center Street in Forest City for the Main Street Summer Festival from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Short Term Projects:

SR 29 - Franklin Forks to PA/NY State Line - Lane Restrictions for Tree Work from Monday, August 04, 2014 to Friday, August 08, 2014, 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

SR 171 - Clifford and Herrick Twps. - Lane Restrictions for Shoulder Cutting from Monday, 8/04/2014 to Friday, 8/08/2014, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m

SR 547 - Harford Twp. - Lane Restrictions for Ditching from Monday, 8/04/2014 to Friday, 8/08/2014, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m

SR 1024 - Bridgewater twp. - Lane Restrictions for Pipe Replacement from Monday, 8/4/2014 to Friday, 8/8/2014, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m

SR 2011 - Bridgewater Township - Lane Restrictions For Patching from Monday, August 4, 2014 to Friday, August 8, 2014, 7am to 3pm

SR 3023 - Springville Township - Lane Restrictions For Patching from Monday, August 4, 2014 to Friday, August 8, 2014, 7am to 3pm

SR 3029 (Ridge Road) - South Montrose - Single Lane for Paving from Monday, August 04, 2014 to Friday, August 08, 2014, 7am/4pm

Sign Work and Mowing County Wide from Monday, 8/04/2014 to Friday, 8/08/2014, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m

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 11 – Hop Bottom – there will be work over the abandoned feed mill. Anticipated Completion – July 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 October 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 590 - PAUPACK TWP. - ONE LANE for DRAINAGE from Monday, August 04, 2014 to Friday, August 08, 2014, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 1001 (CARLEY BROOK RD.) - OREGON TWP. - ONE LANE for PATCHING from Monday, August 04, 2014 to Friday, August 08, 2014, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 1014 (CHIAPEE RD) - DAMASCUS TWP. - ONE LANE for PATCHING from Monday, August 04, 2014 to Friday, August 08, 2014, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 4033 (S. PREST0N RD.) - MOUNT PLEASANT TWP. - ONE LANE for PATCHING from Monday, August 04, 2014 to Friday, August 08, 2014, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Long Term Project:

*SR 317 – Damascus Township – there is a width restriction of 10 ft. for bridge repair. Anticipated Completion – End of September

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

Wyoming County:

Short term Projects:

SR 6 - Tunkhannock Borough/Township - Lane Restriction for Patching from Monday (8/4) to Tuesday (8/5), 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 29 - Eaton Township - Lane Restriction for Patching from Thursday (7/31) to Friday (8/1), 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 87 - North Branch Township - Lane Restriction for Sealcoat from Wednesday (8/6) to Friday (8/8), 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 92 - Tunkhannock Township - Lane Restriction for Patching from Monday (8/4) to Wednesday (8/6), 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 1017 - Nicholson Township - Lane Restrictions For Patching from Wednesday, August 6, 2014 to Friday, August 8, 2014, 7am to 3pm

SR 2007 (Keelersburg Road) - Eaton Township - Lane Restriction for Deck repair from Thursday (8/7) to Friday (8/8), 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 2009 (Brace Road) - Northmoreland Township - Stop Sign Controlled for Deck repair on Monday (8/4) to Wednesday (8/6), 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 3006 (Business 6) - Tunkhannock Borough - Lane Restrictions For Patching from Monday, August 4, 2014 to Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 7am to 3pm

SR 4015 - Washington/Meshoppen Township - Lane Restriction for Patching from Monday (8/4) to Tuesday (8/5), 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

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 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

PennDOT reminds motorists they can log on to 511pa.com or call 511 from any phone to check traffic conditions before heading out.

Media contact:

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