Dunmore – The following work is scheduled for this week throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania. Anyone wishing to sign up for PennDOT Travel Advisories can do so by emailing James May at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Short Term Projects:
SR 1012, Intersection of Kennedy Drive and County Road; Archbald Borough; Intersection improvements Project
The project will consist of the realignment of Kennedy Drive at Main Street to form a four-way intersection with the opposite Borough street. A new traffic signal will be installed at this intersection. Also, Kennedy Drive will be widened to accommodate a center turn lane from Main Street to Monica Drive. An additional left turn lane may be added on Main for left turns onto Kennedy Drive. Other work included with the project are drainage improvements, utility relocation for the signal, and driveway access control through the installation of concrete curbing. The project completion date is Dec 2017.
Long Term Projects:
SR 6/11(Lackawanna Trail) – Clarks Summit to Clinton – Single Lane in both directions, traffic will travel on the southbound side while crews reconstruct the northbound lanes. Estimated Completion – November 2017. On Tuesday, November 15 traffic will be switched to normal traffic patterns – two lanes eastbound and two lanes westbound. It’ll remain this way until the spring. Some work in the median near Factoryville will take place as long as the weather allows. In the spring, crews will be working near Dalton, westbound, and all traffic will be single lane in the eastbound lanes, single lane. After that is done, final pave will take place at night.
SR 347 (O’Neill Highway/Blakely Street) Dunmore Signal Project *UPDATE*:Work is progressing on SR 347 as part of the Dunmore Signal Project. Crews are continuing to pour concrete sidewalks near the Subway entrance. They are also erecting traffic signal foundations at Rite Aid. In about three weeks, crews will be starting work at the Dunmore Corners section. Please be aware of alerts sent out by PennDOT for updates on traffic patterns as traffic will be down to one lane in this area. Crews have already installed new sidewalks along SR 347 and they have removed the median between Keystone Industrial Park and I-81. The entire project is scheduled to be completed by May 2017.
Work will begin the week of January 16 on the bridge located in the 800 block of S. Main St, Taylor over PA turnpike. Two 11 ft. lanes on both direction will be open during construction. Bridge work should be completed by November 2017.
SR 6011(Harrison Avenue), Scranton - As part of the ongoing project to replace the Harrison Avenue Bridge, the Central Scranton Expressway is a single lane pattern in each direction. This project is expected to be completed in 2018.