EYEWITNESS NEWS (WBRE/WYOU) — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) closed and reopened several roads in Luzerne, Lackawanna, and Wyoming Counties following the powerful storm that rolled through NEPA Saturday, September 9.
However, PennDOT crews have been working to clear the debris and fix damages left in the wake of the storm, and many of the roads that were closed have been reopened, except for a select few.
According to PennDOT, the following roads are reopened while some remain closed with a reopening date yet to be determined.
All roads in Luzerne County, have been reopened except for the following two, due to damaged roadways.
- Route 1047 (Lake Road) in Dallas Township at the intersection of 42nd Street and Country Club Road.
- Route 1047 (Lake Road) in Dallas Township at the intersection of Second Street and Carpenter Road.
- Both road’s estimated date of reopening is Monday, October 2.
In Wyoming County, all roads have been cleared or fixed and have reopened as of Friday, September 15.
One road in Lackawanna County has reopened, while the others remain closed:
- Route 3006 (Milwaukee Road) from Laurel Hill Road to Willow Drive in Newton Township, Lackawanna County, which was closed because of a flooded bridge is now reopened.
The following roads in Lackawanna County remain closed:
- Route 3009 in Newton Township due to a damaged roadway.
- PennDOT officials estimate the road may be reopening on September 15 or later.
- Route 4036 (Falls Road) in Newton Township is closed due to a flooded bridge and its reopening date is yet to be determined.
- Route 6011 (West Market Street) in Scranton from Rockwell Street to Keyser Avenue is still closed due to culvert damage and it’s reopening date has yet to be determined.
28/22 News will update roadway information as additional updates from PennDOT become available.
Drivers can also check roadway conditions by visiting 511PA online or calling 511.