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Travel Advisory

September 30, 2013

PennDOT’s Scheduled Roadwork for the Week of September 30 - October 6

Dunmore – PennDOT announces its work schedule for the week of September 30 - October 6

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

INTERSTATE 80

Columbia/Luzerne Line to Exit 256 (Conyngham/Nescopeck) eastbound – Slow moving operation for crack sealing. Sept 30 & Oct 1; 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Exit 262 (Mountain Top/Hazleton) to Exit 273 (White Haven/Freeland) – eastbound – Slow moving operation for crack sealing. Oct. 2-3.

*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.

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.

INTERSTATE 84

Interstate 84 west bound at mile marker 2.0 (a.k.a. Twin Bridges) bridge deck and joint repairs Monday 09/30/2013 and Tuesday 10/01/2013, 8 A.M. to 2 P.M. Alternate lane closures as needed.

Interstate 84 east bound and west bound at mile marker 10.4 bridge deck and joint repairs Wednesday 10/02/2013 and Thursday 10/03/2013, 8 A.M. to 2 P.M. Alternate lane closures as needed.

Interstate 84 east and west bound between mile marker 5.0 and mile marker 7.8 Manual patching Monday 09/30/2013 through Thursday 10/03/2013, 8 A.M. to 2 P.M. Alternating lane closures as needed.

*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

Turnpike:

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission advises motorists traveling on the Northeastern Extension (I-476) to be prepared for daytime single-lane patterns and two-way traffic in the northbound Lehigh Tunnel on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. for routine maintenance. At 8 a.m. on both days, the southbound tube will be closed and traffic diverted into the northbound tunnel until 2 p.m. The Lehigh Tunnel is located at milepost A70-A71 between the Lehigh Valley (Exit #56) and Mahoning Valley (Exit #74) Interchange.


Lackawanna County:

S.R. 247 (Moosic Lake Rd. – Jefferson Twp.) Ditching and drainage improvements Wednesday (10/02) and Thursday (10/03) . Flagging operation with alternate lane closures 7 A.M. to 3 P.M.

S.R. 247 (Moosic Lake Rd. – Jessup Borough) Shoulder restoration and drainage improvements Friday (10/04) . Flagging operation with alternate lane closures 7 A.M. to 3 P.M.

S.R. 435 (Moscow /Covington Twp.) Crack sealing operation Monday (9/23) through Wednesday (10/02). Alternate lane closures 7 A.M. to 2 P.M.

S.R. 435 (Covington Twp.) Subsidence restoration with pipe extension and tail ditching operation Thursday (10/03). 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.

*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

11 Shoemaker St SR 11 at First St, Wyoming Moving Operation Inlet repair 10/2/2013 10/2/2013 7am - 3pm

93 Both Directions, Sugarloaf/ Nescopeck Moving Operation patching 9/30/2013 10/3/2013 7am - 3pm

309 SB at Carverton Rd, Shavertown Moving Operation Patch Inlet 10/3/2013 10/3/2013 7am - 3pm

1001 Mountain Rd Mountain Rd, Plymouth Moving Operation Shoulder cutting 10/4/2013 10/4/2013 7am - 3pm

1003 Academy St Academy St, Plymouth Moving Operation Inlet repair 10/1/2013 10/1/2013 7am - 3pm

1005 Huntsville Rd SR 1005, Hunstville Rd, Jackson Twp Moving Operation Shoulder cutting 10/2/2013 10/3/2013 7am - 3pm

1012 Chase Rd, Chase Rd, Jackson Twp Moving Operation Crack Sealing 9/30/2013 10/1/2013 7am - 3pm

1014 Overbrook Rd, Overbrook Rd, Dallas Moving Operation Shoulder cutting 10/2/2013 10/2/2013 7am - 3pm

1044 Mt Olivet Rd, Mt Olivet Rd, Wyoming Moving Operation Shoulder cutting 9/30/2013 9/30/2013 7am - 3pm

1045 Church St/ Irem Rd, Church St/ Irem Rd, Dallas Moving Operation Crack Sealing 10/3/2013 10/4/2013 7am - 3pm

1047 Lake St, Lake St, Dallas Moving Operation Crack Sealing 10/1/2013 10/2/2013 7am - 3pm

2006 Main St, Main St, Duryea Moving Operation Inlet repair 10/4/2013 10/4/2013 7am - 3pm

2035 Suscon RD, Suscon Rd by Chapel Rd, Pittston Moving Operation Inlet repair 9/30/2013 9/30/2013 7am - 3pm

3004 Kirmar Pkwy-Main St, Kirmar Pkwy-Main St, Glen Lyon, Newport Twp Moving Operation patching and crack sealing 9/30/2013 10/4/2013 7am - 3pm

4001 Hartman RD , Hartman Rd, Plymouth Twp Moving Operation patching 10/3/2013 10/4/2013 7am - 3pm

4016 Hunlock-Harveyville Rd, Union and Hunlock Twps Moving Operation patching 9/30/2013 10/2/2013 7am - 3pm

*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.

Pike County

507 Sign work orders 30-Sep 2-Oct

590 Delays Saw Cuts 4-Oct 4-Oct

739 Dingman Township Delays Trench pathing 1-Oct 1-Oct 07:30 to 2:30 PM

739 Bloomingrove Township Driveway Adjustment 1-Oct 1-Oct

739 Dingman/Delaware Townships Delays sholder cutting gradall 2-Oct 2-Oct

739 Bloomingrove Township Delays rock lining 3-Oct 3-Oct

1002 Greeley Lk Rd Lackawaxen Township Driveway Adjustment 30-Sep 30-Sep

1005 Twin Lake Rd Shohola Township Delays Pipe Replacement 30-Sep 30-Sep 07:30 to 2:30 PM

1005 Twin Lake Rd segment 160 Shohola Township delays Trench pathing 2-Oct 10/2/2013 07:30 to 2:30 PM

1005 Twin Lake Rd Segment 30 Shohola Township delays Trench pathing 10/3/2013 10/3/2013 07:30 to 2:30 PM

2001 Sign work orders 3-Oct 4-Oct

2002 Wilson Hill seg 50 Delaware Township Closed Side dozing E&S Rock lining 30-Sep 4-Oct

2006 Log Tavern Rd Dingman Township Delays Crack sealing 10/4/2013 10/4/2013

*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 2002 Lathrop Twp. Sign Review 9/30/2013 10/3/2013 0700-1500

SR 2014 Clifford Twp. Lane Restriction Pothole Patching 9/30/2013 10/4/2013 0700-1500

SR 2041 Glenwood Road Lenox Twp Lane Restriction Ditching 9/30/2013 10/4/2013 0700-1500

*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.

*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 September.

*SR 3029, Forest Lake Township will be closed for bridge structure replacement from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. until October 4.

*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

1002 CAULKINS RD MANUAL PATCHING 9/30/2013 10/4/2013 07:00-15:00

1005 FOX HILL RD PIPE REPLACEMENT 9/30/2013 10/4/2013 07:00-15:00

1014 CHICOPEE RD MANUAL PATCHING 9/30/2013 10/4/2013 07:00-15:00

3006 LEDGEDALE RD SINGLE LANE PIPEWORK 9/30/2013 10/4/2013 07:00-15:00

4012 SHADAGEE RD FLOOD WORK 9/30/2013 10/4/2013 07:00-15:00

4014 WINTERDALE RD SINGLE LANE BRIDGE WORK 9/30/2013 10/4/2013 07:00-15:00

4033 PRESTON RD FLOOD WORK 9/30/2013 10/4/2013 07:00-15:00

4041 ROCKLAKE RD FLOOD WORK 9/30/2013 10/4/2013 07:00-15:00

*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

*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

706 Rush and Jessup Townships Lane Restriction Patching/Brushing Tuesday (10/1) Friday (10/4) 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Travel with caution

1033 Mathewson Terrace Factoryville Borough Lane Restriction Pipe Trench Patching Monday (9/30) 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Travel with caution

2001 Monroe Township Lane Restriction Pipe Replacement Tuesday (10/1) Tuesday (10/1) 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Travel with caution

2001 Monroe Township Lane Restriction Edge Repair Wednesday (10/2) Friday (10/4) 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Travel with caution

2011 Bridgewater Township Lane Restriction Patching Monday (9/30) Friday (10/4) 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Travel with caution

3019 Elk Lake School Road Dimock Township Lane Restriction Pipe Flushing Monday (9/30) Monday (9/30) 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Travel with caution

* 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 Sugar Hollow Bridge will be single lane for utilities work and pier construction, 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Beginning on Monday, October 7, Sugar Hollow Road will be closed with posted detour until July 2014 for bridge replacement, stream excavation and construction of a retaining wall. A 6.6 mile detour is posted along SR 87 and SR 3004.

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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