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State Route 739 Lane Closures and Short-Term Detour Scheduled for Emergency Pipe Replacement in Delaware Township



Dunmore, PA – SR 739 (Delaware Township, Pike County) will be closed between Pine Crest Road and Abbey Lane with a short-term detour in place beginning on Friday, October 23, 2020 at 4:30 PM and reopening on Monday, October 26, 2020 by 6:00 AM. Contractors will be working 24 hours per day during the short-term detour.

This pipe replacement work is being done over the weekend to minimize any disruptions to schools and bus routes in this area.

The detour route is as follows:

• SR 739 North - Right onto SR 2001 (Milford Road), Left onto SR 2006 (Log Tavern Road) to SR 739.
• SR 739 South - Left onto SR 2006 (Log Tavern Road), Right onto SR 2001 (Milford Road) to SR 739.

Intermittent single lane closures will also be necessary to complete the work
Monday, October 26, 2020 through Friday, October 30, 2020.

Motorists should use caution and seek an alternate route when traveling in the area.

Work on this project will be in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and state Department of Health guidance as well as a project-specific COVID-19 safety plan, which may include protocols for social distancing, use of face coverings, personal and job-site cleaning protocols, management of entries to the jobsite, and relevant training.
For more information on PennDOT activities in Lackawanna, Luzerne, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne, and Wyoming counties visit

MEDIA CONTACT: Jessica Kalinoski, 570-963-4044

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