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. Follow/like PennDOT on Twitter at 511PANortheast and Facebook at Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT).
Please note all work depends on weather conditions.
Coffee Breaks: Motorists traveling through Northeastern Pennsylvania are encouraged to take a safety break at interstate rest areas over the 4th of July holiday. Community groups will serve free coffee at rest areas through a program coordinated with PennDOT that’s designed to encourage drivers to “Take a Break for Safety’s Sake” during the busy holiday travel period from Tuesday, July 3 through Friday, July 6, 2018. Breaks will be held at rest areas on Interstates 80, 81, and 84 as well as the Matamoras Welcome Center and the Great Bend Welcome Center. Interstate 81 South.
There will be traffic issues in downtown on Scranton on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 for the Scrantastic Spectacular Fireworks and Concert. 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
SR 307-Scranton/Pocono Hwy-Spring Brook Twp.-Lane Closure- Drainage Improvements-Thursday 07/05/2018-Friday 07/06/2018-7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
SR 453-Scranton/Pocono Hwy/Drinker Turnpike-Covington/Spring Brook/ Roaring Brook Twps.-Lane Closure-Shoulder Cutting-Monday 07/02/2018-Tuesday 07/03/2018-7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
SR 1012, Archbald Borough- At the intersection of Kennedy Drive and County Road, work is taking place to form a four-way intersection with the opposite Borough street. A new traffic signal will be installed at this intersection as well, and 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 on to Kennedy Drive. The project should be completed by the summer of 2018.
SR 307 Bridge over 81 (Moosic St, Scranton) June 28 thru August 10 – Northbound side will be closed and traffic will be down to one lane each way on the southbound side as per the traffic control plans. This is for the rehabilitation activities of SR307 and abutments. These dates are all tentative and can be changed due to submittal approvals and/or unforeseen issues at the project site.
SR 307 Bridge over 81 (Moosic St, Scranton) June 25 thru 29 – One lane on northbound and one on the southbound side will be closed during the day for roadwork activities (saw cutting & removal of median curb) in the center of SR307.
Bridge Now Open to traffic . 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. The project completion is 2018.