PennDOT’s Scheduled Roadwork for the Week of October 2, 2015 to October, 9, 2015

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Friday, October 2, 2015  PennDOT will have a display of Transportation History from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Hilton Hotel 100 Adams Ave, Scranton as part of the 150th Sesquicentennial of City of Scranton.

The Electric City 500 will be held on Friday October 2, 2015 North Washington Avenue/ Courthouse Square  from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. to promote transportation and recreation Alternatives.  There will be Pop-up Bikes Lanes, Bike Pump Park, Skate Park, Art, Music and vendors.  There will traffic issues around Courthouse  Square in Downtown Scranton from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.  

Public can review and comment requested on the draft Lackawanna-Luzerne 2015-2040 long-range transportation plan and draft update public participation plan. Comments are to be submitted in printed, written or electronic format including the online comment form available at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/lltransportationstudy.

Interstate 80:

Short Term Projects:

Long Term Projects:

I-80 – Columbia County – Exit 241(Berwick/Lime Ridge) to Exit 242 (Mainville/Mifflinville), the westbound lane will be single lane for punch list repair operations through Thursday, August 20, 2015 – 7 am to 5 pm

Interstate 81:

Short Term Projects

I-81-NB-Lackawanna-194-206-Crack Sealing-10/5/2015-10/9/2015-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Long Term Projects:

81 – Luzerne 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. For Safety tips on roundabouts contact Michael Taluto at mtaluto@pa.gov. Anticipated completion for the project is July 2016.

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

Interstate 84:

Short Term Projects

I-84 East-Lackawanna-Exit 1 Tigue St. and Exit 4 I84/380 split Bridge Deck Patching-Wednesday 09/30/2015-Thursday 10/01/2015-7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Bridge deck patching I-84 E.B. at M.M. 2.0 (a.k.a.) Twin Bridge Wednesday 09/30/2015 and Thursday 10/01/2015    . Right lane closed.  7 a.m. to 4 p.m.           

Long Term Projects:

I-84-EB/WB-Lackawanna-Exit 1 Tigue St. to Wayne Co. Line-Mowing Operation (Median Areas and Shoulders)-Monday 09/21/2015-Thursday 09/24/2015-7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

I-84 – Milford/Matamoras – East and West Bound, Exit 46 (Milford) to Exit 53 (Matamoras)/ NY State Line. Single Lane Traffic running on West bound lanes. East Bound Lanes under total reconstruction for New Roadway, New Bridge Structures, Drainage, Guiderail, etc… Estimated Completion – April 2016.

I-84-Bridge Sub-drilling Work for replacement of four local bridges in Pike County.  The bridge over Wallenpaupack Creek section 450; Kench Hill Rd  section 450;  Bridge over 507 and Shimey Mountain Rd Section 390 starting on September 22 and should run for two months.  There will be lanes restrictions.

Interstate 380

Short Term

I-380 Concrete pavement patching between M.M. 13.6 and 14.5. Alternate lane closures as needed. Monday 10/05/2015 through Thursday 10/08/2015.

Shoulder cutting I-380 N.B. Monday 10/05/2015 and Tuesday 10/06/2015.  Alternate lane closures as needed.

PA Turnpike (Interstate 476):

Long Term Projects:

476-Both-Lehigh and Carbon-Lehigh Tunnel-installation of heat detector system-7/8/2015-Nov-15-night restrictions

Lackawanna County:

Special Events:

Starting on Wednesday, September 23 to Saturday, October 10  crews will be paving Main Avenue from Scranton to Taylor.  The work will begin in North Scranton at Wood Street and go toward the Price Chopper at the top of Taylor Hill.  Work will take place from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Paving will begin on Monday, October 5, 2015.

Starting on Friday, September 25, 2015 crews will be milling and paving SR 347 downtown Olyphant, S. Valley Avenue, and the Burke By-pass from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.  The paving work will begin on Monday, September 28, 2015

Short Term Projects:

SR 6-WB-Lackawanna-Archbald –  4-Contractor (Median)-10/5/2015-10/10/2015-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 11-Layton Rd-S. Abington-Single lane-Pipe trench patch -Monday, October 05, 2015-Friday, October 09, 2015-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 247-Moosic Lake Rd.-Jefferson Twp.-Single Lane-Fog Seal-Monday 10/05/2015-Tuesday 10/06/2015-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 438-Wallsville Road-Scott Twp.-Single Lane-Crack Sealing-Friday 10/09/2015-Friday 10/09/2015-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 502-Spring brook Rd.-Spring Brook Twp. -Single Lane-Manual Patching-Friday 10/09/2015-Friday 10/09/2015-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 1004-O80-Carbondale Twp.-Single Lane-Repair Pipe/Trench Patch-Tuesday 10/06/2015-Wednesday 10/07/2015-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 1007-Dundaff Street-Fell Twp.-Single Lane-Gradall Work-Wednesday 10/08/2015-Friday 10/09/2015-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 1009-Coslows Road-Fell Twp.-Single Lane-Gradall Work-Wednesday 10/08/2015-Friday 10/09/2015-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 1012-Archbald Mt. Rd.-Jefferson Twp.-Single Lane-Shoulder Cutting-Friday 10/09/2015-Friday 10/09/2015-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 1023-Washington Street-Jermyn Borough-Single Lane-Crack Sealing-Monday 10/05/2015-Monday 10/05/2015-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 2003-Cortez Rd.-Jefferson Twp.-Single Lane-Shoulder Cutting-Wednesday 10/07/2015-Friday 10/09/2015-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 2008-Marshwood Rd.-Throop/Olyphant Boroughs-Single Lane-Manual Patching-Wednesday 10/07/2015-Thursday 10/08/2015-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 3016-Davis St-Scranton-Single lane-Manual Patching-Monday, October 05, 2015-Friday, October 09, 2015-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 4028-Fairview Rd-Clarks green Boro/ S. Abington-Single lane-Pipe trench patch-Monday, October 05, 2015-Friday, October 09, 2015-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Long Term Projects:

SR 6/11(Lackawanna Trail) – Clarks Summit to Clinton – Single Lane in both directions, traffic travels on the northbound side while crews reconstruct the southbound lanes. When the Southbound lanes are complete, the traffic pattern will switch over to complete the northbound lanes. Estimated Completion – November 2017

SR 106 – Greenfield Township – single lane with temporary signals for bridge work over Tunkhannock Creek. Estimated Completion – November 2015

SR 307 – Roaring Brook – Speed limit reduced to 45 mph, single lane in each direction with lane shifts.

SR 347 (O’Neill Highway/Blakely Street) – Dunmore – Crews will be out working near Keystone Industrial and University Drive. On Tuesday, June 16 East Warren Street will be closed at the intersection with SR 347 for utility work. It is estimated to re-open in mid-August.

SR 435 – Elmhurst – Single land over Roaring Brook for bridge repairs. Temporary signals in place  NOW OPEN

SR 437 Dennison Twp. single lane for core drilling on bridge over Riley Creek from 08/31/2015- Friday, September 11, 2015 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 3019 (Lonesome Road/Main Street Bridge) – Moosic – The bridge on Lonesome Road/Main Street in Moosic closed on Wednesday, April 29 and remain closed until late fall. 

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.  Estimated Completion – July 2017

County wide guiderail work and bridge cleaning is taking place throughout the summer

Luzerne County:

Special Events:

There will be traffic issues on SR 2054  South Main Road, Albert Road and Deer Run Drive in Mountaintop  Saturday, October 3, 2015 due to 5 K run. From  7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Short Term Projects:

SR 11-Wyoming Ave-Forty Fort-single lane-patching-10/5/2015-10/9/2015-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 39-State Route 93-Nescopeck Twp.-Single Lane-Patching-Monday-Friday-7:30am – 2:30 pm

SR 115-Bear Creek Blvd-Bear Creek Twp.-Single Lane-Pothole Patching-10/5/2015-10/6/2015-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 1032-Loyalville Outlet Rd-Lake Twp.-Single Lane-Crack Sealing-10/5/2015-10/6/2015-7:30am – 2:30 pm

SR 1049-Outlet/ Lehman Rd-Lake Twp.-Single Lane-Crack Sealing-10/7/2015-10/9/2015-7:30am – 2:30 pm

SR 2045-South Main Rd-Wright Township-Single Lane-Crack Sealing-10/7/2015-10/9/2015-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 3013-Hobbie Wap Road-Nescopeck Twp.-Single Lane-Ditching-Monday-Tuesday-7:30am – 2:30 pm

SR 3018-Rock Glen Rd-Black Creek Twp.-Single Lane-Ditching-Wednesday-Friday-7:30am – 2:30 pm

SR 4029-Golf Course Rd-Sweet Valley-Single Lane-Bridge Repair-Monday-Friday-7:30am – 2:30 pm

SR 6309-Wilkes Barre Blvd-Wilkes Barre Twp.-Single Lane-Pothole Patching-10/7/2015-10/9/2015-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 6309-Kidder St-Wilkes-Barre-single lane-patching-10/8/2015-10/9/2015-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Long Term Projects:

SR 315 – Avoca – A large reconstruction project is taking place near the Airport and I-81. Please be alert when traveling through the area. This project includes new roundabouts. For information on roundabout safety please contact Michael Taluto at mtalut@pa.gov or (570)-963-3502.

SR 1026 (Lake Catalpa Road) – Closed with full detour for bridge replacement over Leonards Creek. Estimated Completion – November 2015

SR 7220 (Hillside Road) – Kingston Township – Single lane with signals for bridge construction over Huntsville Creek. Estimated Completion – August 2016

There will be county wide guiderail work and Bridge cleaning.

RBMN will be starting construction on the railroad crossings at Foote Ave Duryea on 9/21/15.

The road will be closed and detour will be in effect for 2 weeks starting at 7 AM on 9/21/15.

Pike County:

Short Term Projects:

SR 390–Palmyra Township-Lane restriction-Crack Sealing-5-Oct-15-9-Oct-15-7:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m.

SR 2009-Raymondskil Rd-Dingsmans Township-Lane restriction-Bridge deck repair-5-Oct-15-6-Oct-15-7:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m.

SR 2017-Foster Hill Rd -Milford township-Lane restriction-Ditching-5-Oct-15-9-Oct-15-7:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m.

SR 4003-Welcome lake Rd-Lackawaxen township-Lane restriction-Bridge reseal deck joints-9-Oct-15-9-Oct-15-7:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m.

SR 4004-Bloomingrove Rd-Blooming Grove Township-Lane restriction-sign installation-5-Oct-05-9-Oct-15-7:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m.

SR 4006-Towpath Rd-Lackawaxen township-Lane restriction-Bridge deck Epoxy-7-Oct-15-8-Oct-15-7:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m.

SR 4006-Towpath Rd-Lackawaxen Township-Lane restriction-pipe Replacement-5-Oct-15-9-Oct-15-7:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m.

Long Term Projects:

SR 6 – Shohola Creek – Shoulder Closed with a slight lane transition for bridge work. Anticipated Completion – August 2015

SR 434 – Lackwaxen/Shohola – Work continues between SR 590 and SR 1012 (Lackawaxen Road)

SR 739 Beginning on Tuesday, August 18 at approximately 11 a.m., the bridge on SR 739 (Dingmans Turnpike) over Shohola Creek in Blooming Grove will be closed and will remain closed until December.  This bridge is directly off Interstate 84, on the north side of the interstate. The bridge was originally scheduled to be replaced under half-width construction.  However, as a result of the deteriorating condition of the fascia beams, the bridge will be completely closed and a detour established.  Because the car detour is nearly 10 miles long, an ambulance will be placed  on the north side of the bridge, and PennDOT will pay to provide 24/7 ambulance coverage by two emergency responders.  This $1.8 million dollar bridge replacement project will be completed by HRI Construction.  The original bridge was completed in 1950.

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

There will be county wide guiderail work and bridge cleaning.

Susquehanna County:

Special Event:

There will be traffic issues on SR 171 from 12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 10, 2015 for Susquehanna Community School District Homecoming Parade.

Short Term Projects:

SR 11-None-Great Bend Borough-Lane Restrictions-For Paving-Monday, October 5, 2015-Tuesday, October 6, 2015-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 92-None-Great Bend Borough-Lane Restrictions-For Pave Repair-Thursday, October 8, 2015-Thursday, October 8, 2015-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 106–Lenox-No restriction-Beam repair-Monday, 10/5/2015-Friday, 10/9/2015-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 374-None-Great Bend Borough-Lane Restrictions-For Mill and Fill-Friday, October 9, 2015-Friday, October 9, 2015-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 858–Apolacon and Middletown Twp.-Lane Restriction-Ditching-Monday, 10/5/2015-Friday, 10/9/2015-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 858–Apolacon and Middletown Twp.-Lane Restriction-Mowing-Monday, 10/5/2015-Friday, 10/9/2015-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 1003–Thompson Twp.-Lane Restrictions-Edge Patching-Monday, 10/5/2015-Friday, 10/9/2015-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 1010-None-Clinton Township-Lane Restrictions-For Shoulder Cutting-Monday, October 5, 2015-Tuesday, October 6, 2015-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 1011-None-Nicholson Township-Lane Restrictions-For Shoulder Cutting-Wednesday, October 7, 2015-Thursday, October 8, 2015-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 1021–New Milford Twp.-Lane Restrictions-Ditching-Monday, 10/5/2015-Friday, 10/9/2015-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 1005–Thompson-Bridge Closure-Deck repair-Tuesday, 10/6/2015-Wednesday, 10/7/2015-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 4007- -Bridgewater Twp.-Lane Restriction-Pothole Patching-Monday, 10/5/2015-Friday, 10/9/2015-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Long Term Projects:

SR 167 – Hop Bottom/Bridgewater – Crews will be out working on paving between SR 11 (Lackawanna Trail) in Hop Bottom and SR 706 (Wyalusing Street) in Bridgewater.

SR 706: PennDOT is completing a $5.94 million project to improve 15 miles of State Route 706 in Susquehanna County.  A PennDOT contractor, Pennsy Supply, will begin replacing pipes this week, and then begin resurfacing the road from the intersection of State Route 11 to the intersection of State Route 267.  They will skip over the 5 mile area that is currently being completed under a separate contract in the Borough of Montrose and Bridgewater Township.  That $8.5 million job, which was begun in the fall of 2011 is scheduled to be completed by this August.  That ongoing betterment project includes installing new curbs, sidewalks, drainage and paving. The project that is starting today will include drainage work, pipe replacement, mechanized edge repair, base repair, new guiderail and milling out the old pavement and replacing it with a new 4 inch surface.  This work is expected to be complete by the middle of July. Throughout the duration of the project, there will be single lane closures in various locations with flaggers controlling traffic.  Delays are anticipated and motorists should use extreme caution when travelling in the area.

SR 2012–Clifford twp.-Closed-Bridge replacement-Monday, 6/22/2015-Friday 8/28/2015

SR 3017: The Bridge on SR 3017 (West Nicholson Road) between Rose Road and Ed Johnson Road in Springville Township is now closed and a detour has been established.  During an underwater inspection yesterday, a dive team discovered significant scouring that was taking place on the abutment of the bridge, and in the interest of public safety, the decision was made to close the bridge until repairs can be made.  At this time, there is no set date for reopening the bridge, but it is expected to remain closed for a number of months.  NOW OPEN

There will be county wide guiderail work and bridge cleaning.

Wayne County:

Special Event: 

There will traffic issues on Rat 6 and 191 on Sunday, Oct 4, 2015 from 6:45 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. for the annual fire prevention procession.

Short Term Project:

Lake Ariel-Lake Township-SINGLE LANE-Crack Sealing-10/5/2015-10/9/2015-7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Fox Hill Road-Oregon TWP-SINGLE LANE-PATCHING-10/5/2015-10/9/2015-7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Conklin Hill -Damascus TWP-SINGLE LANE-PATCHING-10/5/2015-10/9/2015-7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Schuman Rd-Cherry Ridge TWP-SINGLE LANE-Pipe Replacement-10/5/2015-10/9/2015-7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Long Term Project:

SR 191 (Lake Ariel Highway/Sunrise Avenue) – Cherry Ridge/Honesdale – There will be edge work and utility work between Theobald Road in Cherry Ridge and SR 6 (Main Street) in Honesdale.

SR 590 (Hamlin Highway/Purdytown Turnpike) – Salem/Paupack – There will be edge and base repair work between SR 348 (Mt. Cobb Highway) in Salem and SR 6 (G.A.R. Highway) in Paupack.

SR 4023 (Belmont Turnpike) – Mount Pleasant – will be closed Monday, June 15 for 3 weeks due to bridge repairs. There is a detour in place from SR 371 & SR 4023 (Belmont Corners) to SR 670 to SR 170 to SR 4025 back to SR 4023.

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

There will be county wide guiderail and bridge cleaning.

Wyoming County:

Special Events:

Short Term Projects:

SR 92–Nicholson Township-Lane Restriction-Channel cleaning-Monday (10/5)-Tuesday (10/6)-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 1013-None-Nicholson Township-Lane Restrictions-For Shoulder Cutting-Friday, October 9, 2015-Friday, October 9, 2015-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 1009-Avery Station Road-Lemon Township-Long term detour-Beam repair-Wednesday (10/7)-Friday (10/9)-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 2027-Highland Road-Falls / Overfield Township-Lane Restriction-Patching-Monday (10/5)-Friday (10/9)-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 3017-None-Springville Township-Lane Restrictions-For Patching-Monday, October 5, 2015-Friday, October 9, 2015-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SR 8003-None-Great Bend Borough-Signed Detour-For Paving-Wednesday, October 7, 2015-Wednesday, October 7, 2015-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Long Term Projects:

SR 29 (Tunkhannock Road) – Eaton – Temporary Bridge will open June 5. The project is for bridge construction over Bowman’s Creek. Anticipated Completion November 2015

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

There will be county wide guiderail work and bridge cleaning.

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