WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — The City of Wilkes-Barre announced Wednesday that roadwork taking place downtown will extend to Thursday, October 19.

According to Wilkes-Barre Mayor George C. Brown, West Market Street, between Public Square and South Franklin Street will be closed for milling and paving on Tuesday, October 17, Wednesday, October 18, and now Thursday, October 19.

Drivers are asked to avoid the area, as Public Square will not be accessible from south Franklin Street or the Market Street Bridge.

For more information visit Wilkes-Barre City’s website or Facebook page.