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Travel Advisory

October 28, 2013

PennDOT’s Scheduled Roadwork for the Week of Oct. 27-Nov 2

Dunmore – PennDOT announces its work schedule for the week of Oct 27-Nov 2

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

INTERSTATE 80

There will be a right lane closure eastbound starting Monday, October 28 through Thursday, October 31, from Exit 262 (Mountain Top/Hazelton) to Exit 273 (White Haven) from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. for sealing of concrete joins.

There will be bridge repair work starting on Monday, October 28 through Thursday, October 31 westbound from Exit 262 (Mountain Top/Hazelton) to Exit 256 (Conyngham/Nescopeck). The right lane will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, Left lane will be closed on Wednesday and Thursday. All work is from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

*As a reminder, the I-80 westbound Mifflinville on-ramp remains closed. On Monday, Oct. 21, the I-80 westbound off-ramp to Route 11 north and south (Exit 241 - Lime Ridge/Berwick) will be closed starting at 8 a.m. The ramp is expected to reopen at 1 p.m. The contractor will be installing lighting for the overhead signs. Westbound traffic wishing to use Exit 241 during the ramp closure will be directed to use Exit 242 (Mifflinville) and follow Route 339 to Main Street to Route 11.

INTERSTATE 81

Manual patching northbound at mile marker 196 to 198 between Exit 194 (Clarks Summit) and Exit 199 (Scott Twp). The left lane will be closed on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Manual patching southbound at mile marker 198 to 194 between Exit 199 (Scott Twp) and Exit 194 (Clarks Summit). The right lane will be closed on Wednesday Oct 30 and Thursday, Oct 31 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Also crack sealing will be done.

*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.

Night Work. There will be priority one bridge deck and bridge joint repairs northbound at mile marker 184.4 (over Central Scranton Express-Way Ramp) on Sunday, October 27, 2013. Alternate lane closures will be effect as needed from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m.

INTERSTATE 84

There will be bridge deck patching repair eastbound at mile marker 5.3 (Roaring Brook Bridge) on Tuesday, October 25, 2013-alternate lane closures will be in effect from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

There will be priority one bridge deck patching and joint seal repairs westbound at mile marker 10.5 between Exit 8 (Mt. Cobb) and the Wayne County line Wednesday, October 30, 2013 alternate lane closures will be in effect from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

There will be manual patching eastbound and westbound starting on Monday, October 28 through Thursday, October 31 from Exit 1 (Tigue St) to Exit 8 (Mt Cobb) alternate lane closes will be in effect as needed from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Lackawanna County:

*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. The contractor for Keyser Ave, is going to begin milling and paving operations starting Monday and continuing for several weeks, weather permitting. Traffic will be restricted to one lane starting at McDade Park entrance and proceeding towards Oak Street in Taylor.

*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

Pothole Patching, Lane Restrictions - SR 2001, St Mary's Road, Hanover Township - Monday and Tuesday, 7 AM to 3 PM.

Pothole patching, Lane Restrictions - SR 2036, Bald Mountain Road, Bear Creek Township, Wednesday through Friday, 7 AM to 3 PM.

Crack Sealing, Lane Restrictions - SR 6309, Wilkes Barre Township, Monday through Thursday, 7 AM to 3 PM.

Pipe Replacement, Lane Restrictions - SR 3007, Blue Ridge Trail, Dorrance Township, Monday through Thursday, 7 AM to 3 PM


*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 Street 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.

*SR 3026 - Hazleton Airport Road– A contractor for PennDOT has begun a $9.5 million upgrade to SR 3026 (The Hazleton Airport Road). Work will include upgrading 3 traffic signals, installing two new traffic signals, adding turning lanes at designated locations and repaving. Anticipated completion is August 2014.

Pike County

*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
29 Susquehanna Bridgewater Township Lane Restriction Inlet Repair Monday (10/28) Monday (10/28) 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
29 Susquehanna Bridgewater Township Lane Restriction Inlet Repair Wednesday (10/30) Friday (11/01) 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
92 Wyoming Falls Township Lane Restriction Pipe Repair Wednesday (10/30) Wednesday (10/30) 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
92 Wyoming Falls Township Lane Restriction Pipe Trench Patching Thursday (10/31) Friday (11/01) 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
2007 Keelersburg Road Wyoming North-Moreland Township Lane Restriction Inlet Repair Monday (10/28) Monday (10/28) 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
2096 Susquehanna Lathrop Township Lane Restriction Patching Monday (10/28) Monday (10/28) 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
2096 Susquehanna Lathrop Township Lane Restriction Patching Wednesday (10/30) Friday (11/01) 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 3029 Susquehanna Forest Lake Twp Closed Bridge Structure Replacement 9-Sep 4-Nov
SR 0092 NA Susquehanna Lenox Twp. Lane Restriction Pothole Patching 10/28/2013 11/1/2013 0700-1500

SR 0547 NA Susquehanna Harford Twp. None Sign Installations 10/28/2013 11/1/2013 0700-1500

SR 1013 Turnpike Street Susquehanna Oakland Twp Lane Restriction Pothole Patching 10/28/2013 11/1/2013 0700-1500

SR 2012 NA Susquehanna Clifford Twp. Lane Restriction Ditching 10/28/2013 11/1/2013 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 October.

*SR 3029, Forest Lake Township will be closed for bridge structure replacement until November 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

*SR 247 in Wayne County is closed 1 mile North of the intersection with SR 371 for repairs. A detour is set up. Work is expected to be completed by Mid-December.

*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

NOW OPEN: *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 is currently closed with a detour. Estimated completion is 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

92 None Wyoming Falls Township Lane Restriction Pipe Repair Wednesday (10/30) Wednesday (10/30) 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
92 None Wyoming Falls Township Lane Restriction Pipe Trench Patching Thursday (10/31) Friday (11/01) 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
2007 Keelersburg Road Wyoming North-Moreland Township Lane Restriction Inlet Repair Monday (10/28) Monday (10/28) 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

6 Wyoming Washington Township Single lane Crack Sealing Monday (10/28) Friday (11/1) 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

6 Wyoming Tunkhannock Township Single lane Shoulder repair Thursday (10/31) Thursday (10/31) 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

29 Wyoming Noxen Township Single lane Ditch cleaning Monday (10/28) Wednesday (10/30) 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

29 Wyoming Noxen Township Single lane Shoulder stabilization Thursday (10/31) Thursday (10/31) 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

1009 Wyoming Clinton Township Single lane Patching Monday (10/28) Friday (11/1) 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

3002 Wyoming Noxen Township Single lane Ditch cleaning Friday (11/1) Friday (11/1) 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

3002 Wyoming Noxen Township Single lane Sidewalk repair Thursday (10/31) Friday (11/1) 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM


SR 3003 The work that was originally scheduled to begin on Monday, October 7 is being delayed until Monday, October 28, with a compressed scheduled to help alleviate the concern of vehicles traveling on SR 3004 (John Sheehan Road) in the winter months. On Monday, October 28, the contractor will close SR 3003 (Sugar Hollow Road) and implement a detour for 1-2 months in order to complete stream excavation and construction of a retaining wall. After the work is complete, they have agreed to reconstruct the current road and reopen SR 3003 (Sugar Hollow Road) for the winter. In the spring, the road will be closed again and the detour implemented until the summer. The 6.6 mile detour will be posted from SR 87 to SR 3004 (John Sheehan Road). This is part of a $3.3 million project to replace the bridge over Mehoopany Creek. The anticipated completion date for the entire project is August 2014.

* 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 The work that was originally scheduled to begin on Monday, October 7 is being delayed until Monday, October 28, with a compressed scheduled to help alleviate the concern of vehicles traveling on SR 3004 (John Sheehan Road) in the winter months. On Monday, October 28, the contractor will close SR 3003 (Sugar Hollow Road) and implement a detour for 1-2 months in order to complete stream excavation and construction of a retaining wall. After the work is complete, they have agreed to reconstruct the current road and reopen SR 3003 (Sugar Hollow Road) for the winter. In the spring, the road will be closed again and the detour implemented until the summer. The 6.6 mile detour will be posted from SR 87 to SR 3004 (John Sheehan Road). This is part of a $3.3 million project to replace the bridge over Mehoopany Creek. The anticipated completion date for the entire project is August 2014.



Michael S. Taluto| Safety Press Officer
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
District 4-0 Office
55 Keystone Industrial Park | Dunmore, Pa 18512
Office 570.963.3502 | Fax 570.614.2957
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