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  Follow/like PennDOT on Twitter at 511PANortheast and Facebook at Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT).

Please note all work depends on weather conditions.

Lackawanna County

There will be traffic issues on Sunday, October 7 throughout Lackawanna County as the Steamtown Marathon passes through.  The race starts at 8 a.m. at the Forest City High School, Forest City, Susquehanna County. There will also be traffic issues in downtown Scranton as runners reach the finish line around courthouse square. Activities should be completed about 2:30 p.m.    

SR 247 Archbald to Fell Township  there will be district wide crack sealing starting on Monday, October 8 and last through Oct 18. The road is commonly called “Wildcat Road”.  It will begin at the intersection of Rte. 6 in Eynon (near former Sugarman’s Dept. Store) and goes to the Susquehanna County line (near Newton Lake) 

Short Term 

SR 524-Kraky Road-Scott Twp.-Single-Drainage/Gradall-9-Oct-18-12-Oct-18-7 AM to 3PM

SR 1003-Canan, Jefferson-Carbondale--Mowing-9-Oct-18-12-Oct-18-7 AM to 3PM

SR 1015-Worth Church-Benton Twp.-Single-Driveway Adjustment-12-Oct-18-12-Oct-18-7 AM to 3PM

SR 1015-Creamery Road -Greenfield Twp. -Single lane Closure-Bridge Joint Repairs-Tuesday 10/09/2018-Friday 10/12/2018-7 AM TO 2 PM

SR 3001-Newton Ransom BLVD-Newton-Single Lane-Shoulder stabilization-Tuesday, October 09, 2018-Friday, October 12, 2018-7 AM to 3 PM

SR 3005-Main St/Coxton rd.-Ransom Rd-Single Lane-Pipe replacement-Tuesday, October 09, 2018-Friday, October 12, 2018-7 AM to 3 PM

SR 8015-Ramp E-Clark Summit Ramp-Closed-Pothole Patch/Crack seal-11-Oct-18-11-Oct-18-9 AM to 3 PM

Long Term

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. They paving work began on Wednesday September 19 and will continue through Wednesday, September 26, 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. The River Street on ramp to I-81 N tentatively schedule  to be shut down on August 15, 2018.   The ramp will be closed for 61 days (Nov 1, 2018 ).  There will be a detour in place for the duration in which traffic will be directed south to Montage Mt Road Exit on 81, spin around back onto 81 North.

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.