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Travel Advisory

November 15, 2013

PennDOT’s Scheduled Roadwork for the Week of Nov. 15-24

Dunmore – PennDOT announces its work schedule for the week of Nov. 15-24

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

INTERSTATE 80

80 EB between Exit 262 Mnt Top & Exit 273 White Haven "Expect Lane Restrictions and Flagging operations" Crack Sealing 11/18/2013 11/21/2013 7am - 3pm Driving lane restriction

80 WB At Exit 262 Mnt Top between off ramp & on ramp at exit; bridge over 309 "Expect Lane Restrictions and Flagging operations" Bridge Repair 11/18/2013 11/19/2013 7am - 3pm Driving lane restriction

80 WB At Exit 256 Conyngham between off ramp & on ramp at exit; bridge over 93 "Expect Lane Restrictions and Flagging operations" Bridge Repair 11/20/2013 11/21/2013 7am - 3pm Driving lane restriction

*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

I-81 between Exits 155 Dorrance and 159 Nuangola "Expect Lane Restrictions and Flagging operations" Brushing Shoulder 11/18/2013 11/22/2013 7am - 3pm

*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.


Lackawanna County:

NOW OPEN: *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.

NOW OPEN: *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

SR 29 – Shoulder closed, Chase Road, Jackson Township, Luzerne County – M-F 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

309 Cross Valley RT 309 NB & SB bridges Exit 2/3, WB City/ Plains Twp "Expect Lane Restrictions
and Flagging operations" Clean Inlets 11/20/2013 11/20/2013 7am - 3pm

309 Rt 309 SB at Hillside Rd, Kingston Twp "Expect Lane Restrictions
and Flagging operations" Inlet Repair 11/21/2013 11/21/2013 7am - 3pm

309 NB N. Cross Valley Between Exits 3 & 4 "Expect Lane Restrictions
and Flagging operations" bridge deck repair 11/22/2013 11/22/2013 7am - 3pm

487 Fairmount Twp "Expect Lane Restrictions
and Flagging operations" Crack Sealing 11/21/2013 11/22/2013 7am - 3pm

940 between Freeland and White Haven "Expect Lane Restrictions
and Flagging operations" Patching 11/18/2013 11/21/2013 7am - 3pm

1005 Huntsville Rd Jackson Twp "Expect Lane Restrictions
and Flagging operations" Delineators 11/20/2013 11/21/2013 7am - 3pm

1010 Main St/ Shoemaker Ave Swoyersville/ W. Wyoming "Expect Lane Restrictions
and Flagging operations" Delineators 11/22/2013 11/22/2013 7am - 3pm

1021 Eighth St SR 1021 segment 0150 "Expect Lane Restrictions
and Flagging operations" Patching 11/19/2013 11/19/2013 7am - 3pm

1026 Catalpa Rd Kingston Twp "Expect Lane Restrictions
and Flagging operations" Inlet Repair 11/22/2013 11/22/2013 7am - 3pm

1029 Bunker Hill Rd/ Dug Rd Kingston Twp "Expect Lane Restrictions
and Flagging operations" Delineators 11/18/2013 11/19/2013 7am - 3pm

2025 Rock St Hughestown at Rock and Laurel St "Expect Lane Restrictions
and Flagging operations" Delineators 11/19/2013 11/19/2013 7am - 3pm

2025 Rock St Segment 0010 Hughestown "Expect Lane Restrictions
and Flagging operations" Shoulders 11/20/2013 11/20/2013 7am - 3pm

2035 Suscon Rd Pittston Twp "Expect Lane Restrictions
and Flagging operations" Delineators 11/18/2013 11/18/2013 7am - 3pm

2036 Bald Mountain Rd Bear Creek Twp "Expect Lane Restrictions
and Flagging operations" Ditching 11/18/2013 11/22/2013 7am - 3pm

2042 Stairville Rd Dorrance Twp "Expect Lane Restrictions
and Flagging operations" Crack Sealing 11/18/2013 11/22/2013 7am - 3pm

2061 Mundy ST Wilkes Barre Twp "Expect Lane Restrictions
and Flagging operations" Traffic Island Maintenance 11/18/2013 11/22/2013 7am - 3pm

2063 Highland ParK Blvd Wilkes Barre Twp "Expect Lane Restrictions
and Flagging operations" Traffic Island Maintenance 11/18/2013 11/22/2013 7am - 3pm

3007 Blue Ridge Trail Slocum Twp "Expect Lane Restrictions
and Flagging operations" Crack Sealing 11/18/2013 11/22/2013 7am - 3pm

4024 Grassy Pond Rd Ross Twp "Expect Lane Restrictions
and Flagging operations" Crack Sealing 11/18/2013 11/20/2013 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 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

*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 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.

Wayne County

191 HANCOCK HWY BUCKINGHAM TWP SINGLE LANE POTHOLE PATCHING 11/18/2013 11/22/2013 07:00-15:00

196 TURNPIKE RD LAKE TWP SINGLE LANE DITCHING 11/18/2013 11/22/2013 07:00-15:00

435 DRINKER LEHIGH TWP SINGLE LANE POTHOLE PATCHING 11/18/2013 UNTIL DONE 07:00-15:00

1014 CHICOPEE ROAD DAMASCUS TWP SINGLE LANE POTHOLE PATCHING 11/18/2013 11/22/2013 07:00-15:00

3024 MIDDLE CREEK CHERRY RIDGE TWP SINGLE LANE POTHOLE PATCHING 11/18/2013 11/22/2013 07:00-15:00

3031 WANOKA ROAD CHERRY RIDGE TWP SINGLE LANE POTHOLE PATCHING 11/18/2013 11/22/2013 07:00-15:00

*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

*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.

Wyoming County
* 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.

*SR 3003 The work that was originally scheduled to begin on Monday, October 7 was 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.

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