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 jamay@pa.gov.

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The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), urged residents to avoid driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs while celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day with parades in Saturday March 11 and City of Wilkes-Barre on Sunday March 12, 2017.  Local police will be conducting DUI check points during the Saint Patrick’s Day season.

Lackawanna County:

Short Term Projects:

Please note of Traffic issues on Saturday, March 11, 2016 in the down Scranton Area for the annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade from 9 a.m. to  5 p.m.

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.

Update:   During the week of March 5 a new traffic pattern will be implement for the ongoing reconstruction project. This phase will restrict traffic to a single lane travel heading east and west on SR 6 in two separate areas within the construction limits.

The two areas in which this PennDOT engineered and approved traffic pattern will be placed are as follows:

Area 1: Clarks Summit, east limit of construction (near Valero and Wellington Pub) to the Dalton Bridge (at exit to Dalton, SR 632) – single lane traffic, both sides, east and west bound SR 6.

Area 2: Overbrook Road (just east of Keystone College) to the 6/11 split, west limit of construction – single lane traffic, both sides, east and west bound SR 6

The 2.3 miles of SR 6 between these two areas will continue to remain unrestricted. The estimated duration of this revised traffic pattern  will be March 8th to May 19th, 2017.

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.

SR 4032 section

Lackawanna County

SR 4032, Section 250

SR 4032 over Summit Lake Creek 

 Scheduled to be closed April 27th 2017 …Note  Utility relocation will be starting the week of March 6, 2017 and continue until road closure. Comcast, PPL, UGI and .Frontier

Expect delays

The description and location of the project is as follows:


For the rehabilitation and improvement of a certain section of STATE HIGHWAY in LACKAWANNA COUNTY, SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, STATE ROUTE 4032, SECTION 250. The project being situated as follows: From a point approximately 493 linear feet (0.09 miles) WEST of SR 0011 at Segment 0070 Offset 2911 (Station 177+15) to a point approximately 897 linear feet (0.17 miles) WEST of SR 0011 at Segment 0070 Offset 2507 (Station 173+11), along SR 4032.This project will replace the existing slab on the bridge under the concrete arch associated with the DL&W Railroad with a new slab. This project is located on SR 4032 Shady Lane Road in South Abington Township over Summit Lake Creek under the railroad arch. MPT during construction will be a detour. Other work includes bituminous paving, line painting and guiderail work,