DUNMORE - The following work is scheduled for this week throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania.

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

Starting Friday, September 26, there will be a single lane on I-81 north and south starting at exit 190 (Dickson City) to Exit 191 (Business Route 6) for final paving. The work will begin at 6 p.m. and go to 6 a.m. Saturday. The work will resume on Sunday, September 28 from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday, September 29.

Interstate 80

Short Term Projects:

Long Term Projects:

I-80 - Columbia County - Exit 241 to Exit 242, Two lanes of traffic in each direction will be maintained on I-80 for the majority of the project, with short-term lane restrictions and generally short-term ramp closures. The I-80 WB on-ramp at Mifflinville (Exit 242) will remain closed through the majority of the 2014 construction season. Anticipated completion - 2015.

Interstate 81

(For additional information on I-81, please check out the Focus 81 website at www.focus81.com).

The I-81 North ramp at Main Ave, Dickson City is now open.

Short Term Projects:

I-81 south bound will be down to a single lane on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Exit 185 (Central Scranton Expressway) to 180 (Moosic) for pavement repair.  The work will also take place again on Saturday, October 4, 2014.

Exit 191B: The ramp from Interstate 81 South to Exit 191B (Scranton Expressway) is now closed and will remain closed for the next three weeks. The single lane pattern on Interstate 81 South was moved to the center lane last night, and work is taking place on the right lane of I-81 South at the 191B exit. As the work is being completed, the off-ramp cannot be accessed. While the ramp is closed, it will also be repaved.

I-81 Crack sealing in the North bound and South bound direction from the Luzerne County line to the concrete pavement area north of the Central Scranton Expressway Monday 09/29/2014 through Thursday 10/02/2014 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Alternate lane closures as needed.

I-81 bridge deck repairs north bound at the East Benton Exit 201 Monday 9/29/2014 and Tuesday 9/30/2014. Right lane closed on Monday. Left lane closed on Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

I-81 Bridge deck repairs Interstate 81 north bound at the Fleetville/Tompkinsville Exit 202 Wednesday 10/01/2014. Right lane closed from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

I-81-NB-Lackawanna-201 to 202-Bridge Deck Patching-Monday 09/29/2014-Wednesday 10/01/2014-7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

I-81-SB/NB-Lackawanna-Luzerne Co. Line and Exit 185 Central Scranton.-Crack Sealing-Monday 09/29/2014-Thursday 10/02/2014-9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Long Term Projects:

I-81 – Schuylkill County – Between Exit 134 (Delano) and 138 (PA 309) will be single lane in both directions and Exit 138 will be closed due to a long term reconstruction/rehabilitation project. During the closure the posted detour will route traffic to Exit 141 (PA 424) to use PA 424/Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce Beltway to access PA 309 north. Anticipated Complete - March 2015.

I-81 – Luzerne County - Exit 178A (Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Airport) and Exit 178B (Avoca) have now been combined into one exit, Exit 178 (Wilkes-Barre Scranton Airport/Avoca).

I-81 – Lackawanna County - between Exit 180 (Moosic) to Exit 175 (Dupont/Pittston) there will be lane shifts due to reconstruction work to the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Airport Exit including widening of bridges on Interstate 81, rehabilitation of existing bridges over Lidy Road, State Route 315 (Airport Road), and Plane Street, replacement of the pedestrian bridge just north of the Avoca Exit, construction of new exit and entrance ramps, three new roundabouts, construction of two new bridges, and construction of a new roadway. Anticipated completion – November 2015.

I-81-NB Lackawanna Crack seal in the North bound and South bound direction from the Luzerne County Line to the concrete pavement area north of the Central Scranton Expressway. The work will commence on Monday, September 22, 2014 and will last approximately three weeks. 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

I-81 – Lackawanna County - between Exit 188 (Dunmore/Throop) and Exit 190 (Main Avenue) – Lane shifts on I-81, ramp closure from Main Avenue to I-81 North – Early summer the ramp is scheduled to reopen; late summer, there will be paving in the area at night. Anticipated completion – fall 2014.

Interstate 84

Short Term Projects:

Long Term Projects:

I – 84 – Lackawanna – between Exit 4 (I-380/I-84 Split) and Exit 8 (Mt. Cobb/Hamlin) will be single lane for mill and fill. Anticipated Completion - November 2014

I- 84 – Pike County - between Exit 46 (Milford) and Exit 34 (Lords Valley/Dingman’s Ferry) There is a single lane closure on I-84 West for two Bridge Deck Replacements. Anticipated completion - fall 2014.

Wayne County

There will traffic issues on several roads in Pike and Wayne counties from 7 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, September 28 due to the Pocono Lake Region 13.1 Half Marathon.

Short Term Project:

Crews will be doing sign work and bridge cleaning countywide.

SR 6-Roosevelt Highway-Texas/Palmyra Twp.-SINGLE LANE-Mill and Fill-9/29/2014-10/3/2014-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 371-Cochecton Tpk-Damascus Twp.-SINGLE LANE-Bridge Work-9/29/2014-10/3/2014-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 590-Purdy Town Hwy-Paupak Twp.-SINGLE LANE-Shoulder Cut-9/29/2014-10/3/2014-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 652-Beech Lake Hwy-Berlin-SINGLE LANE-Mill and Fill-9/29/2014-10/3/2014-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 1016-Conklin Hill Rd.-Damascus Twp.-SINGLE LANE-Patching-9/29/2014-10/3/2014-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 3002-Spring Hill Rd-Sterling Twp.-SINGLE LANE-Crack sealing-9/29/2014-10/3/2014-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 3003-Spring Hill Rd-Sterling Twp.-SINGLE LANE-Crack sealing-9/29/2014-10/3/2014-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 3009-Callapoose Rd-Sterling Twp.-SINGLE LANE-Crack sealing-9/29/2014-10/3/2014-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 3019-Silkmans Rd-Lake Twp.-Detour-Pipe replacement-9/29/2014-10/3/2014-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 3025-Sawmill Rd-Lake Ariel/Lake Twp.-SINGLE LANE-Crack sealing-9/29/2014-10/3/2014-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 4033-S. PREST0N RD.-MOUNT PLEASANT TWP.-SINGLE LANE-Patching-9/29/2014-10/3/2014-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Long Term Project:

SR 371 – Damascus Township – there is a width restriction of 10 ft. for bridge repair. Anticipated Completion – End of September

Pothole Patching: PennDOT crews will continue to patch potholes throughout the county.