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 firstname.lastname@example.org. or Subscribe to PennDOT news in Lackawanna, Luzerne, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne, and Wyoming counties at www.penndot.gov/District4 Follow/like PennDOT on Twitter at 511PANortheast and Facebook at Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT).
Please note all work depends on weather conditions.
I-84- -Salem -Single Lane-Ditching/side dozing-1/14/2019-1/18/2019-7 AM to 3 PM
Exit 30 (Blooming Grove/ Porters Lake) to Exit 46 (Milford): The project is currently completed for the winter. The project will continue in the spring of 2019. Crews are working on roadway and bridge reconstruction work between these exits. Three westbound structures and approximately 3.5 miles of westbound interstate roadway are to be completed during this construction season. No permanent lane closures will be allowed during the winter months. The project is scheduled to be completed by October 2019.
SR 247-Grassy Island-Jessup-Single-Drainage/Gradall-14-Jan-19-18-Jan-19-8 AM to 5 PM
SR 247-Grassy Island-Jessup-Single-Flushing Pipes/Cleaning Inlets-14-Jan-19-18-Jan-19-8 AM to 5 PM
SR 1006-Suzie's Hill-Scott Twp.-Single-Drainage/Gradall-14-Jan-19-18-Jan-19-8 AM to 5 PM
SR 1006-Suzie's Hill-Scott Twp.-Single-Flushing Pipes/Cleaning Inlets-14-Jan-19-18-Jan-19-8 AM to 5 PM
SR 1016/247-Burke-By-Pass-Olyphant/Jessup Borough-Single-Pothole Patch-14-Jan-19-18-Jan-19-8 AM to 5 PM
SR 307 Bridge over I-81 (Moosic St., Scranton)The project is currently shut down for the winter and will resume in the spring of 2019 and no additional closing of River St off ramp will be needed.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced that the Wilkes-Barre Driver License Center at 1085 Hanover Street in Wilkes-Barre will be closed for renovations beginning Tuesday, January 8, and will reopen for both photo services and driver licensing services on Thursday, January 24.There will be extended hours at the Tunkhannock Driver License Center (600 Hunter Highway, Suite 12, Tunkhannock) while renovations are taking place: Driver License Center hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.; Photo License Center Hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, from 8:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m., Thursday from 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
State Route 502 in Pittston Township is now open as Wednesday, January 09, 2019. There is still some additional work to be done to the bridge so there may be times where there is a single lane closure or crews working near the bridge. Motorists are urged to continue to use caution while traveling through the area.
SR 309 Northbound from River St., SR 2004,at Exit #3. The on ramp bridge from River St. (SR 2004) to the North Cross Valley Expressway (SR 309 NB) was open to traffic on Jan. 6, 2019.
Up Coming Work-Phase 2
The off ramp bridge from the North Cross Valley Expressway (SR 309 SB) to River St. (SR 2004) is scheduled to be closed early Spring 2019 through Summer of 2020. The off ramp bridge deck and parapets will be removed and replaced. The beams and girders will be inspected and painted.
A signed detour will be in place Spring 2019 for the duration of the off ramp construction. The signed River St. detour will follow the North Cross Valley Expressway south (SR 309 south) to Wilkes-Barre Boulevard at Exit 2 where temporary signals have been installed. A left turn on the green signal may be made onto Wilkes-Barre Boulevard northbound. Follow the River St. detour signs to the on ramp of the North Cross Valley Expressway to SR 309 north. Vehicles can access River St., SR 2004, from SR 309 NB at Exit #3 via the off ramp, Ramp D-D.
SR 2045, (South Main Road), bridge closed on Thursday, December 27, 2018 due to an emergency bridge repair. The project will include replacing a pipe that has deteriorated underneath and has left the bridge unsafe. The bridge tentative completion date for this project is late September of 2019. A detour will be placed during this time. The detour will be Nuangola Rd (2042) to Church Rd (2047) and back to South Main Rd (2045).
South Valley Parkway Project
The Prospect Street roundabout is being re-engineered due to unforeseen conditions. The Department did not want to inconvenience the public, so the area was opened up. Once the re-engineering is completed, construction of Prospect Street will resume. The Prospect Roundabout will be not be completed in 2018, but will opened during winter months, and closed again in late spring 2019 for completion. This is required due to weather restrictions for bituminous paving of the roundabout. The project is scheduled to be completed in 2020.
Cross Valley (SR 309) Exit 4 to Exit 6. The project started in August 2018 and will be completed by end of the construction season 2019. The project will run from Forty Fort to Luzerne. The deck and repair work will begin in the spring of 2019.
SR 492--Great Bend TWP-Lane Restrictions-Ditching-Monday, January 1/14/2019-Friday January 01/18/2019-7 AM TO 3 PM
SR 1009--Thompson-Lane Restrictions-Brushing/Ditching/Side dozing-Monday, January 1/14/2019-Friday January 01/18/2019-7 AM TO 3 PM
SR 2063--Lenox TWP-Lane Restrictions-Ditching-Monday, January 1/14/2019-Friday January 01/18/2019-7 AM TO 3 PM
Various--Great Bend TWP-Lane Restrictions-Pot Hole Patching-Monday, January 1/14/2019-Friday January 01/18/2019-7 AM TO 3 PM
Various--Herrick TWP-Lane Restrictions-Pot Hole Patching-Monday, January 1/14/2019-Friday January 01/18/2019-7 AM TO 3 PM
SR 3037 (Rush Twp.)- There is a bridge closure from the intersection of SR 367 to the intersection of SR 267 in Rush Township. The bridge is closed due to pier deficiency. A detour is posted. .
- -County Wide- -Sign Repair and Replacement-1/14/2019-1/18/2019-7 AM to 3 PM
- -Various Routes- -Complaints-1/14/2019-1/18/2019-7 AM to 3 PM
SR 507-Middle Creek Rd-Dreher-Single Lane-Side dozing/Ditch work-1/14/2019-1/18/2019-7 AM to 3 PM
SR 590-Hamlin Hwy-Salem -Single Lane-Ditching-1/14/2019-1/18/2019-7 AM to 3 PM
SR 1005-Brook Rd-Berlin/Oregon-Single Lane-Patching-1/14/2019-1/18/2019-7 AM to 3 PM
SR 1014 -Galilee-Damascus -Single Lane-Drainage/Patching-1/14/2019-1/18/2019-7 AM to 3 PM
SR 1017-Wescott-Damascus -Single Lane-Drainage-1/14/2019-1/18/2019-7 AM to 3 PM
SR 4023-Belmont Tpk-Mount Pleasant-Single Lane-Drainage-1/14/2019-1/18/2019-7 AM to 3 PM
SR 4037-Scott Center Rd-Preston-Single Lane-Drainage-1/14/2019-1/18/2019-7 AM to 3 PM
SR 29--Tunkhannock/Lemon Townships-Short term lane closure-Ditch Cleaning-Monday (1/14)-Friday (1/18)-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM
SR 87--Mehoopany Township-Short term lane closure-Ditch Cleaning-Monday (1/14)-Friday (1/18)-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM
SR 187--North Branch Township-Short term lane closure-Ditch Cleaning-Monday (1/14)-Friday (1/18)-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM
SR 2005--North Moreland Township-Short term lane closure-Ditch Cleaning-Monday (1/14)-Friday (1/18)-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM
SR 2018--Tunkhannock Township-Short term lane closure-Ditch Cleaning-Monday (1/14)-Friday (1/18)-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM
SR 2035--Tunkhannock/Overfield Township-Short term lane closure-Ditch Cleaning-Monday (1/14)-Friday (1/18)-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM
SR 4008--Washington Tap-Short term lane closure-Pipe Replacement/Fix road closure-Monday (1/14)-Friday (1/18)-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM
--Multiple Locations-Short term lane closure-Cold Patching-Monday (1/14)-Friday (1/18)-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM
MEDIA CONTACT: Michael S. Taluto, 570-963-3502
Source: PennDOT District 4