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Travel Advisory

May 31, 2013

PennDOT’s Scheduled Roadwork for the Week of May 31-June 8

Dunmore – PennDOT announces its work schedule for the week of May 31-June 8.

Note: The following will take place in Columbia County:
On Monday, June 3, the contractor, Glenn O. Hawbaker, Inc. will close the westbound right lane of I-80 from mile 247 to mile 246 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon to perform survey work.

On Wednesday, June 5, the contractor will close the westbound right lane of I-80 from mile 247 to mile 246 from 8 a.m. to 2p.m. to perform saw-cutting of roadway.

Reminder to truckers: The westbound rest area at mile 246 will be closed to truck traffic beginning June 3 and continuing through the rest-area project completion in the fall.

INTERSTATE 80

M-Th: I-80 East, Butler Township, Dennison Township, Exit 262 (Mountain Top/Hazleton) to Exit 273 (White Haven/Freeland), alternating lane closure, Monday (6/3) to Thursday (6/6) concrete patching 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

*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

M-Th: I-81 North Exit 141 (Hazleton South Beltway) to Exit 143 (Hazleton) alternating lane closures for bridge deck repair Monday (6/3) to Thursday (6/6) 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

W-Th: I-81 North Exit 186 (Dunmore-Drinker Street) to Exit 190 (Main Ave/Dickson City), single lane closure Wednesday and Thursday, one lane will travel North on I-81 and the other will take the tunnel towards the Dunmore Exit where they will be able to reconnect with I-81, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

F: I-81 North Exit 186 (Dunmore-Drinker Street) to Exit 190 (Main Ave/Dickson City), single lane closure Friday, one lane will travel North on I-81 and the other will take the tunnel towards the Dunmore Exit where they will be able to reconnect with I-81, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.

*Exit 188 (Dunmore/Throop) – the ramp will be reworked Starting Monday. This is estimated to take about 3 weeks. Please use caution when traveling through this area.

M-Th: Exit 188 (Dunmore/Throop) to Exit 190 (Main Ave/Dickson City) - North: There will be a single lane closure on Interstate 81 North between Exit 188 (Dunmore/Throop) and Exit 190 (Dickson City/Main Ave) for concrete repair. Anticipated days and times for the single lane closure will be Monday thru Thursday, 6:30 p.m. to midnight.
M-F: I-81 South Susquehanna, Micro-Surfacing Monday (6/3) to Saturday (6/8) from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

M-F: I-81 Median, New Milford to Great Bend Townships: Monday (6/3) to Friday (6/7). Mowing: No Lane Restrictions, Delays 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

INTERSTATE 84

*Exit 17(Newfoundland/Hamlin) – Eastbound single lane traffic for bridge deck replacement project from April to November.

*Exit 20 (Greentown/Lake Wallenpaupack) – Westbound; single lane traffic for milling, paving and bridge deck replacement from April to November

M-Th: I-84 West right lane closed between Exit 46 (Milford) and Exit 30 (Blooming Grove/ Porters Lake (Pecks Pond)) Monday (6/3) to Thursday (6/6) 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 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):

Tuesday June 4 at 7:05 p.m.
Wednesday June 5 at 7:05 p.m.
Saturday June 8 at 7:05 p.m.

W: SR 6/11 (La Plume) Bridge deck and approach repairs Wednesday (6/5). Alternating lane closure 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

*Spruce/Moosic Street Bridge (SR 307) - – The Cedar Avenue ramp from Orchard Street to the Central Scranton Expressway will be closed from Monday, April 29 to July as PennDOT begins work to replace the bridge on SR 307 (Moosic/Spruce Street Bridge). Posted detour will be Cedar Ave to Lackawanna to Spruce.

Tues: SR 307 (Moosic Street – City of Scranton) Bridge deck and approach repair Tuesday (6/4). Alternating lane closures 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

M:SR 435 (Roaring Brook Township) Bridge deck and approach repairs Monday (6/3). Alternate Lane Closures 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

*SR 632 - There will be a detour in place on May 6. This will be on SR 632 in Lackawanna County. The detour route will be SR's: 407-524-81. There will be a pipe replaced and another having a new stream bed placed. Anticipated completion end of June.

M-F: SR 2005 (Aberdeen Road-Madison Township) Manual patching operation Monday (6/3) through Friday (6/7). Flagging operation with alternate lane closures 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Th-F: SR 2011 (Covington Township) Bridge deck and approach repairs Thursday (6/6) and Friday (6/7). Alternate Lane Closures 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

M-Tues: SR 2013 (River Road-Thornhurst Township) Base repair and road widening operation Monday (6/3) and Tuesday (6/4). Flagging operation with alternate lane closures 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

W-Th: SR 2016 (Bear Lake Road – Thornhurst Township) Base Repairs and crack sealing operation Wednesday (6/5) and Thursday (6/6). Flagging operation with alternate lane closures 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

*SR 3011 (Keyser Ave) – Utility companies continue work on Keyser Avenue between Union Street, Taylor and SR 307 (Morgan Highway). Delays are expected throughout the day.

Luzerne County

SR 309, Mountain Top, Fairview & Hanover Township, Pot Hole Patching, Mon-Wed 6/3 – 6/5 7am – 3pm weather permitting

SR 309 Cross Valley at Exit 4, Lane Closure for Survey, 8am to 2:30pm:
Monday Northbound starting in Right lane switching to Left lane for late morning
Tuesday Southbound Starting in Right lane switching to left lane for late morning

*SR 1011 (Pierce Street/Veteran’s Memorial Bridge) - Monday May 13, 2013- Milling & Base Repair on Pierce Street from Dawes Ave towards Tioga Ave will be performed from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Flaggers will be used to control & direct traffic around the work zone. Traffic delays may be experienced. Tuesday May 14 thru Thursday May 16, 2013- Milling & Base Repair on Pierce Street will continue towards SR 0011 (Wyoming Ave). Flaggers will be used to control & direct traffic around the work zone. Traffic delays may be experienced. May 20 - Paving of Pierce Street will begin. Paving will continue until complete. This work will be performed from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Flaggers will be used to control & direct traffic around the work zone. All work is weather dependent.

SR 1028, Lake Township: Wednesday 6/5 and Thursday 6/6 Tar and Chip Sealcoat: Minor Delays 7am to 3pm

SR 1034, Lake Township: Tuesday 6/4 Tar and Chip Sealcoat: Minor Delays 7am to 3pm

SR 1041, Upper Demunds Road, Dallas Township, Both Directions, Monday 7:30 to 3pm, Base Repair

SR 1044, Hildebrant Road, Dallas Township, Both Directions, Monday 7:30 to 3pm, Base Repair

SR 1055, Lake Township: Wednesday 6/5 and Thursday 6/6 Tar and Chip Sealcoat: Minor Delays 7am to 3pm

SR 1057, Lake Township: Tuesday 6/4 Tar and Chip Sealcoat: Minor Delays 7am to 3pm

SR 2030, Center Street Hughestown, Both Directions, Wed-Thurs-Fri.

SR 2042, Nuangola Road, Rice Township, Pot Hole Patching, Thurs-Friday 6/6 - 6/7 7am – 3pm

SR 2042, Nuangola Road, Rice Township, Ditching Shoulder Repair, Mon – Friday 6/3 – 6/7 7am – 3pm

SR 4005, Reyburn Road, Union Twp, shoulder cutting, expect lane restrictions and flagging operations, Mon 6/3 7am – 3pm

SR 4009, Cope Road, Union Twp and Huntington Twp, Shoulder cutting, expect lane restrictions and flagging operations, 7am – 3pm Tues 6/4 – Wed 6/5

SR 4025, Ross & Hunlock Township: Friday 6/7 Tar and Chip Sealcoat: Minor Delays 7am to 3pm

SR 4027, Ross Township: Friday 6/7 Tar and Chip Sealcoat: Minor Delays 7am to 3pm

SR 4035, Register Road, Huntington Twp, Shoulder cutting, expect lane restrictions and flagging operations, 7am – 3pm Thurs 6/6

Pike County

M-F: SR 590 crack sealing pipe trench crossing Monday (6/3) to Friday (6/7)

M-F: SR 1003 Rowland Road crack sealing pipe trench crossings Monday (6/3) to Friday (6/7)

Th-F: SR 1011 Pond Eddy Bridge Shohola Township wooden deck replacement Monday (6/3) to Friday (6/7) 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

M-F: SR 1014 MastHope Plank Road crack sealing pipe trench crossings Monday (6/3) to Friday (6/7)

M-F: SR 3001 Hemlock Grove Road crack sealing pipe trench crossings Monday (6/3) to Friday (6/7)

M-F: SR 4002 Egypt Road Blooming Grove Township gradall and excavator work, ditch cleaning Monday (6/3) to Friday (6/7) 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Susquehanna County

M-F: Route 29, Bridgewater Township: Monday (6/3) to Friday (6/7). Pothole Patching: Lane Restrictions, delays 7a.m. to 3 p.m.

M-F: Route 92, Gibson Township: Monday (6/3) to Friday (6/7). Mill and Fill: Lane Restrictions, Delays 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

*SR 106 - bridge replacement project on SR 0106 in Clifford. It is being constructed in half width construction with a single lane controlled by a temporary traffic signal. Completion is set for November of 2013.

*SR 171 Sec 570 Located in Susquehanna Boro. Bridge Replacement Single lane traffic Work to continue until mid-November Expect Delays!!!

*SR 547 in Gibson Twp. Bridge repair over butler creek one lane stop signs seg 0170/2687 to 0170/3087 width restriction 10' until further notice

*SR 706 Montrose Betterment Project. Roadway reconstruction. The paving operation consists of milling the existing pavement edge and replacing with fresh asphalt material. The contractor's working hours will be 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. This work will be eastern end of the project to the intersection of SR 29 and 706.

M-F: Route 706, Rush and Jessup Townships: Monday (6/3) to Friday (6/7) Pothole Patching: Lane Restrictions, Delays 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

*SR 858 in Apolacon Twp install box culvert over Apolacon Creek one lane stop signs at this time width restriction 10' width weigh 13ton until further notice and construction of temp roadway

M-F: Route 2001, Lathrop and Springville Townships: Monday (6/3) to Friday (6/7). Shoulder Cutting: Lane Restrictions, Delays 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

M-F: Route 2003 Lathrop and Springville Townships: Monday (6/3) to Friday (6/7). Shoulder Cutting: Lane Restrictions, Delays 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

M-F: Route 2015 Brooklyn and Dimock Townships: Monday (6/3) to Friday (6/7). Sign Review: Lane Restrictions, Delays 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

M-F: Route 2027, Herrick Township: Monday (6/3) to Friday (6/7). Edge Patching: Lane Restrictions, Delays 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

M-F: Route 2035, Lenox Township: Monday (6/3) to Friday (6/7). Pothole Patching: Lane Restrictions, Delays 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

M-F: Route 3011, Auburn Township: Monday (6/3) to Friday (6/7). Pothole Patching: Lane Restrictions, Delays 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

M-F: Route 3017, Lathrop and Springville Townships: Monday (6/3) to Friday (6/7). Shoulder Cutting: Lane Restrictions, Delays 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Wayne County

County Wide Sign Repairs

*SR 6 (Main Ave) Hawley – There is a single lane restriction on the Main Ave Bridge going into Hawley. The traffic is controlled by a temporary signal, and pedestrian traffic is still able to cross the bridge. Anticipated completion is June 2013.

M-F: SR 196, Angels Hill, Dreher Township. Drainage: Monday (6/3) to Friday (6/7) 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

M-F: SR 196, Angels Hill, Dreher Township. Shoulder Cutting: Monday (6/3) to Friday (6/7) 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

*SR 652 (Narrowsburg Bridge) – There is a weight restriction of 15 ton/ 27 ton combination. There is also a single lane closure controlled by a traffic signal until further notice.

M-F: SR 670, Bethany Street, Dyberry and Bethany Townships. Shoulder Cutting: Monday (6/3) to Friday (6/7) 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

M-F: SR 690, Hollisterville Road, Salem Township. Bridge Repairs: Monday (6/3) to Friday (6/7) 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

*SR 1002, Damascus Township, Skinners Falls Bridge is now complete with a weight restriction of 4 ton.

*SR 1004 - The proposed project consists of a single span Steel I-beam Superstructure replacement over Beaver Dam Creek. Other proposed work includes Substructure Repairs; Superstructure Removal; bridge approach full depth bituminous paving; guiderail; excavation; E & S Control measures; pavement markings; Temporary Traffic Control; Temporary Traffic Signals; Temporary excavation & support; signing; pavement markings; miscellaneous concrete work and other miscellaneous construction for a total length of 278.75 ft., (0.053 mi.) as indicated on the approved plans included in the bid package. Estimated completion – November 2013

*SR 3028 - The project involves the replacement of an existing single (1) span concrete T-beam bridge with a Single (1) Span Prestressed Concrete Spread Box Beam bridge over SR 0191. Other work includes full depth bituminous pavement, excavation, drainage, pavement markings, guide rail, E & S Control measures, temporary traffic control, signing, temporary concrete barrier, concrete curbing, bridge removal, temporary excavation & support and other miscellaneous construction all contained within an overall project length of 0.201 mile (1,060.00 linear feet) as indicated on the approved drawings included in the bid package.

M-F: SR 4007, Ash Street, Bethany Township. Shaping Dirt Roads: Monday (6/3) to Friday (6/7) 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

M-F: SR 4014, Winterdale Road, Buckingham Township. Manual Patching: Monday (6/3) to Friday (6/7) 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Wyoming County

M-Th: SR 92, Nicholson Borough: Monday (6/3) to Thursday (6/7). Bridge Work: Minor Delays 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

W-F: SR 1001, Lemon and Tunkhannock Townships: Wednesday (6/5) to Friday (6/7). Shoulder Cutting: Minor Delays 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

M: SR 1003, Tunkhannock Township: Monday (6/3). Shoulder Cutting: Minor Delays 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

M-Tues: SR 1005, Lemon and Tunkhannock Townships: Monday (6/3) and Tuesday (6/4). Shoulder Cutting: Minor Delays 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Tues: SR 1007, Lemon Township: Tuesday (6/4). Shoulder Cutting Minor Delays 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

F: SR 1009, Lemon Township: Friday (6/7). Shoulder Cutting: Minor Delays 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

F: SR 1021, Nicholson Borough: Friday (6/7). Bridge Work Minor Delays 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

*SR 1025, Nicholson Township – railroad owned bridge over the Canadian Pacific Railroad is now closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic until further notice due to the poor condition of the bridge. There is a posted detour.

Opens Monday: *SR 3003 Eaton Twp. Bridge repair over Sugar Hollow Creek one lane stop signs ..width restriction 10'-6" until further notice

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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