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PennDOT's Scheduled Roadwork for the Week November 6, 2020 to November


​Dunmore-The following work is scheduled for this week throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania.  Anyone wishing to sign up for PennDOT Travel Advisories in Lackawanna, Luzerne, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne, and Wyoming counties can do so by subscribing  to PennDOT news at  Follow/like PennDOT on Twitter at 511PANortheast and Facebook at Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT).  Please note all work depends on weather conditions.

Work on these projects 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 will include protocols for social distancing, use of face coverings, personal and job-site cleaning protocols, management of entries to the jobsite, and relevant training.

Interstate 80

Short Term

Long Term

Project ECMS 112285  I-81/I-80 Luzerne/Schuylkill Co. see information under I-81.

Interstate 81

Short Term

I-81-North Bound- Exit 191 to  Exit 206--patching /crack sealing/litter-Monday, November 9 to Thursday, November 12, 2020 from 8:00 AM o 4:00 PM

I-81-South Bound-Exit 191 to Exit 206—patching/crack sealing/litter-Monday, November 9 to Thursday, November 12, 2020 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

I-81-Great Bend Twp.-crack seal-11/10/2020-11/13/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Sunday, November 8 through Thursday, Nov. 12 contractors will be working on bridges on I-81 SB between MM 166 and 164 and SR 81 NB between MM 164 and 165 various lane closures.  The work is on I-81 is between Exit 170 N/S (Bear Creek and Wilkes-Barre)  SR 115 and SR 309 to Exit 164 (29 North) in Luzerne County. The work will be done between 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM. The work is bridge deck repair. 

Long Term

I-81 exit 184 (Moosic St.), Scranton, Lackawanna County is now open.  The ramp reopened on Friday, November 6. Traffic will only be allowed to make a right turn on to Moosic St till further notice. The project will be completed by April 2021.  Minor work remains and no additional closings of ramp will be needed.

Exit 184 (Moosic Street) will be closed through September. An emergency exit ramp will be in place for emergency vehicles only to exit 81SB onto Moosic Street. Two lanes of traffic will be maintained during construction. Work is scheduled to take place during the day between the hours of  7:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  The bridge should be open by end of November 2020.

This project consists of milling and resurfacing of an existing bituminous interstate roadways and ramps and concrete bridge repairs. Other work includes guiderail, impact attenuating devices, temporary traffic control (day and night work), full depth shoulders to shift traffic at bridge work, temporary concrete barrier, excavation, delineators, signing, pavement markings, removal of portion of bridge, concrete bridge deck repair and miscellaneous construction.

Concrete Patching and Grinding Project

I-81 and 1-84 Pavement Failure Project: Started back up on Monday, April 13, 2020 and will continue throughout the summer.  Work will begin on I-81 North and South from Exit 185 (Central Scranton Expressway) to Exit 186 (Drinker St) from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Lane closures will be temporary.  Work will also begin on I-84 East and West from I-81 to Exit 2 (Elmhurst).  The project should be completed by the fall of 2020.

The project consists of concrete slab replacement and concrete pavement preservation activities in various locations on I 81 NB/SB from Exit 185 (Central Scranton Expressway) to Exit 186 (E Drinker Street) & on I 84 E/W from I 81 to Exit 2 (Elmhurst, PA 435) in the City of Scranton and Dunmore Borough, Lackawanna County. Concrete slab replacement includes the removal of existing concrete slabs, installation of subbase, new pavement joints, pavement patching joints, and new precast concrete slabs, regular concrete or accelerated concrete, based on location. Pavement preservation activities include dowel bar retrofits, sealing of the longitudinal and transverse joints, and diamond grinding of the new concrete pavement for a smoother ride. All work is confined to the existing highway . The project began in 2019 and will be completed by the end of 2020 construction season.

Project ECMS 112285  I-81/I-80 Luzerne/Schuylkill Co. Line and heading Southbound, towards SR 93 milling and paving will start on June 8, 2020. This will be day lane restriction, from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Southbound, for approximately 7 to 8 weeks.  Once this work is complete we will then turn Northbound for another 7 to 8 weeks.  This project also contains ramp paving and concrete patching which will require detours around the 81/80 interchange.   Remaining work is to complete the on the ramps and guiderail.

I-81 Bridge project: 4 bridges remaining that are all being worked on at the same time. 3 of the bridges will be worked on in 3 phases leaving I-81 open to 2 lanes in each direction during construction.  The project are in the first phase of 3 on all 3 bridges. The bridges are located from Exit 185 (Central Scranton Expressway to the Lackawanna County line in Moosic.) Paving work will take place at night.  Date to be announced.

Interstate 84

Short Term

I-84 Twin Bridge Project

I-84 Eastbound / Westbound temporary lane closures.  Sunday, November 8 through Thursday, November 12, 2020 from 6:00 PM to 6:00 AM.

I-84 Eastbound Temporary Lane Closure Cue Protection.   The work will take place from approx. 8:00 PM to 4:30 AM.  The work consist of temporary bridge deck repairs, bridge deck seals replacement and bridge structural steel repairs.   The work will at mile marker 1.7 to 2.4.
Construction Update:
1.) Construction of South Staging Yard.
2.) Installation of Storm Sewer Pipe and Drainage Structures.
3.) Construction of Drainage Basins / Swales.
4.) Install Pier #1 Temporary Shoring.
5.) Install Temporary Stream Causeway.
6.) Temporary Type 2 Deck Repairs on the Existing West Bound Structures.  This work to be performed with a Lane Closure, Sunday thru Thursday Nights (approx. 8:00 PM to 4:30 AM), weather permitting.

Long Term

Twin Bridge Replacement: ECMS 69181 The I-84 over Lackawanna Rail Road/Roaring Brook and SR 435 Section 282 project includes the replacement of three bridge structures and associated roadway work on I-84 and State Route (SR) 435.  Two of the bridges to be replaced are mainline bridges carrying I-84 SB & NB and the third bridge I-84 NB Bridge over SR 435 will be replaced with a flyover structure spanning both directions of I-84 to create a right-hand exit to SR 435 SB. Additional work will include rehabilitation of the abandoned Erie and Wyoming Valley (E&WV) Railroad Bridge to facilitate construction access. Additional work will include roadway reconstruction and construction of retaining walls to accommodate the Route 435 grade adjustments. Physical work to be completed by 4/24/2026.

ECMS 76861; Interstate 84 East and Westbound construction.  
The project consists of the reconstruction of Interstate 84 in Greene, Palmyra and Sterling Townships in Pike and Wayne Counties.  The overall project length is approximately 8 miles.  The project resumed on May 25, 2020. Interstate 84 will be under a long term restriction from mile marker 17 to 26 Eastbound and Westbound. Westbound traffic will cross over in a single lane pattern onto the Eastbound lanes. Traffic will be single lane from mile marker 18.5 to 22.0.  Physical work to be completed by 06/30/2023.

ECMS 91540 and 93807
Bridge work started on  August 3, 2020 to November 24, 2020. The section from just outside Dunmore to Roaring Brook will be short term night time 7:00 PM to 6:00 AM approximately 4.0 miles EB/WB. The section from Mount Cobb to Sterling will be long term daytime 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM approximately 5.0 miles EB/WB.

Interstate 380

Short Term

Long Term

Lackawanna County

Short Term

Route 435 Bridge over the railroad tracks near the intersection of Gardner Road in Elmhurst Twp. is permitted work contracted by local utilities.

Short Term

SR 1025-Wemberley Hill-Scott TWP. single lane-crack sealing-Monday, November 09, 2020-Friday , November 13, 2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 107-Benton Road-Bento TWP. single lane-crack sealing-Monday, November 09, 2020-Friday, November 13, 2020-7:00 AM to 3: 00 PM

SR 438-Wallsville Road-Benton TWP. single lane-crack sealing-Monday, November 09, 2020-Friday, November 13 , 2020-7:00 AM to 3: 00 PM

Long Term

Scranton, PA:  Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), in coordination with the City of Scranton, has started preliminary design for the Scranton Local Bridges Project, which includes the replacement of the following four bridges: Elm Street, North Main Avenue, Parker Street, and West Lackawanna Avenue. PennDOT has launched a website for the Scranton Local Bridges Project, which allows the public to track the progress of each bridge replacement. The website can be viewed by visiting PennDOT’s District 4 website and clicking on “Construction Projects and Roadwork”.

Main St Corridor PHIIIA Traffic Signal , Scranton and Dickson City, PA EMCS # 105173

The proposed project consists of bituminous pavement resurfacing and signal improvements along the Route K-0107 (Main Ave and Main Street) corridor in Lackawanna County, Borough of Dickson City. The purpose of the project is to maintain the existing roadway for motorists, improve turning movements at the intersections with S.R. 2006 (Boulevard Avenue), Eagle Lane and S.R. 1037 (Dundaff Street), upgrade existing traffic signal facilities at the existing intersections along Route K-0107 with I-81 Ramps Q-R, with the private driveways at Johnson College/Schiff’s Market, with I-81 Ramps M-N/Viewmont Drive, and with S.R. 0347 (West Lackawanna Avenue), as well as to provide ADA compliant handicap accessible curb ramps within the limits of pavement resurfacing for safe crossing by pedestrians. Other work includes: excavation, drainage, cement concrete curb & sidewalks, temporary traffic control, pavement markings, signs, traffic signals, fencing and other miscellaneous construction work.
Kriger Construction, Inc. of Scranton, PA is the general contractor on the $3.37 million project, which is expected to be complete in February 2021.

During construction, motorists may experience daytime and nighttime lane restrictions and are advised to expect delays and use caution traveling through the area. Updates will be provided to the public in advance of any traffic pattern changes, and all schedules are weather dependent.

Kriger is scheduling work for ECMS 105173 for 25 MM base repairs.  Currently base repair work scheduled at Boulevard and Main intersection must be done at night (7:00 PM -5:00 AM).  The 2 Intersection with 25 MM base repair is limited to off-peak hours during daytime (6:00 AM to 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM -6:00 PM no work allowed). Additionally, all milling for base repair is noted to be done 9:00 PM to 6:00 AM.

The I-81 off ramp widening and signal installation are complete. The realignment of the borough street known as Old Drinker St. is almost complete with only paving to be completed sometime in mid-November. The realignment of Meade St. and new signal is currently under construction.  The contractor is pushing to have this completed by Dec. 15th, weather dependent.
Luzerne County

Short Term

Long Term

Route 11: Paving project for Route 11 (Wyoming Avenue) from the Midway Shopping Center to the Edwardsville/Gateway Shopping Center approx. 9 miles, should be starting by the end of August and will continue to the first week in November.  Work will take place from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM daily.  The project is on scheduled to be completed by mid-November.

SR 93 Bridge Project: Knorr Road (T-344) is  temporarily closed in Sugarloaf, Township at the intersection of SR 93 as part of the SR 0093 bridge replacement project.  There is a detour on Knorr Rd. detoured   The detour signage directs Knorr Rd. traffic to use T-423, Brown’s Grove Rd., to T-421, St. John’s Rd., to the intersection of SR 93 1 mile north of the Knorr Rd. & SR 93 intersection.  Project completion date is scheduled for December 2020.

Work will begin on SR 2002 San Souci Parkway between Division Street (Nanticoke, Luzerne County) and SR 2005 Carey Avenue (Hanover Township, Luzerne County) Monday, October 26, 2020 through the end of the year to perform soil boring work. Single lane closures will occur Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

Bridge Preservation Work

Work began on Monday, April 13 and will continue throughout the summer as short term closures on the SR 115 NB and SB bridges over I-81 in Plains Township from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

The SR 81 Bridge rehabilitation project: widening shoulders for repairing the SR 115 bridge decks over SR 81 in Luzerne County.  This work is being done to shift traffic before and after the bridges so repair work can be performed on the bridges. Long term lane shifts are expect to last thru the summer with no lane restrictions.

This project consists of bridge maintenance repairs that but not limited to: Repair deteriorated concrete at substructure, repair prestressed beam ends, repair concrete bridge deck, perform bridge cleaning, perform diamond grinding of bridge deck, replace deck joints, perform joint cleaning and sealing, seal joints in concrete barriers, apply protective coating to reinforced concrete surfaces, apply new pavement markings, excavation, full depth shoulder widening/ reconstruction, temporary traffic control, temporary concrete barrier, plain cement concrete curbing, removal of portion of bridge, painting existing steel, guiderail, E & S Control measures and other miscellaneous construction work.

Long Term

The SR 309 Off-Ramp from SR 309 Southbound to River Street (SR 2004)  Exit 3 (Plains/Wilkes-Barre) on the North Cross Valley will be closed until the fall of 2020.  During this time, the bridge deck and parapets will be removed and replaced.  Bridge beams and girders will be abrasive blasted, primed painted.  The posted detour will lead motorists to Exit 2 (Wilkes-Barre/Center City), to Wilkes-Barre Boulevard North, where temporary traffic signals have been installed, to SR 309 North and back to River Street.  A special provision was made for emergency vehicles that will allow them to exit SR 309 SB at a newly constructed off-ramp that leads to River Street.  Emergency responders will be going against the normal flow of traffic, but behind concrete barriers.  The contract completion date is July, 2021. Contractor may have to push milling and paving till the spring of 2021.
SR 2010 Bridge replacement: This is a Design-Build Project that includes the replacement of the existing two span bridge (continuous steel welded plate girder with composite deck) superstructure over SR 0029. Other work includes roadway approach work, guide rail replacement, temporary traffic control, temporary traffic signals, temporary concrete barrier, removal of portion of existing bridge, utility relocation, structure concrete work and other miscellaneous construction.

Pike County

Short Term: 
SR 6-Shohola Falls Bridge-lane restriction-bridge repair  and patching -11/2  and 11/4/20-10/29/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 590-Lackawaxen-lane restriction-patching-1/9/2020-11/13/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 590-Lackawaxen-brushing-11/9/2020-11/13/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 1011-Pond Eddy-Shohola- bridge closure-crane Inspection-1/12/2020-11/12/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 1017-Delaware Dr-Matamoras-lane restriction-pathching-11/9/2020-11/13/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 3012-Pine Grove Rd-Greene-lane restriction-tail ditching and spray patching-11/9/20-11/13/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 4004-Blooming Grove Rd-Blooming Grove-lane restriction-bridge repair-11/9/2020-11/13/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Long Term
SR 1018-Wilson Hill RD -Delaware Township-restricted shoulder-slide work will continue through 11/20/2020

SR 2002-Wilson Hill RD -Delaware Township-shoulders closed-Slide-11/20/2020

Susquehanna County

Short Term 

SR 267-Auburn Twp.-crack sealing-11/10/2020-11/13/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 374-Lenox Twp.-side dozing-11/9/2020-11/13/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 547-Harford Twp.-shoulder cut -11/12/2020-11/13/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 547-Harford Twp.-ditch cleaning-11/12/2020-11/13/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 706-Bridgewater Twp.-side dozing-11/10/2020-11/12/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 706-Bridgewater Twp.-11/13/2020-11/13/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 706-Rush Twp.-11/10/2020-11/10/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 2055-Bridgewater Twp.-shoulder cut BL-11/10/2020-11/10/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 2055-Brooklyn Twp.-ditch cleaning-11/9/2020-11/10/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 2015-Dimock Twp.-shape dirt roads-11/10/2020-11/13/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 4007-Bridgewater Twp.-inlet cleaning-11/12/2020-11/13/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Long Term

SR 267: There will be a temporary lane restriction with short period travel delay on SR 267 running 10.5 miles starting in Forest Lake Township, to  Choconut Township in Susquehanna County. This long term project work will start on Thursday, July 30, 2020 and go through November 11, 2020. The project consists of bituminous pavement resurfacing and guide rail replacement.  ECMS# 113777

The road open on Tuesday, November 3. SR 1011 (Harmony Twp.). Bridge replacement. New traffic patterns. Temporary road with traffic signals. Work hours are 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Work to continue through 10/30/2020.

SR  2017 Bridge; Detour in place; long term closure

SR 3017 Bridge Closure; Detour in Place; Long Term Closure

Wayne County:

Short Term

Various-Countywide-single lane-sign crew-repairing/replacing damaged signs-11/9/2020-11/10/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Various-Countywide-single lane-sign crew-repairing/replacing damaged signs-11/12/2020-11/13/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 6-Roosevelt Hwy.-Canaan Twp.-single lane-crack sealing/side dozing-11/9/2020-11/10/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 6-Roosevelt Hwy.-Canaan Twp.-single lane-crack sealing/side dozing-11/12/2020-11/13/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 191-Hancock Hwy.-Buckingham Twp.-single lane-bridge work-pouring concrete-11/9/2020-11/10/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 191-Lake Ariel Hwy.-Salem Twp.-single lane-crack sealing-11/9/2020-11/10/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 191-Lake Ariel Hwy.-Salem Twp.-single lane-crack sealing-11/12/2020-11/13/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 1009-Fallsdale Rd.-Damascus Twp.-single lane-pothole patching -11/9/2020-11/10/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 1009-Fallsdale Rd.-Damascus Twp.-single lane-pothole patching -11/12/2020-11/13/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 3037-Cadwalder Rd.-Cherry Ridge Twp.-road closed-large Pipe-11/12/2020-11/13/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 4008-Niagara Rd.-Mt. Pleasant Twp.-single lane-shoulder cutting-11/9/2020-11/10/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 4008-Niagara Rd.-Mt. Pleasant Twp.-single lane-shoulder cutting-11/12/2020-11/13/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 4021-Pleasant Mt. Dr.-Clinton County-single lane-brushing-11/9/2020-11/10/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 4021-Pleasant Mt. Dr.-Clinton County-single lane-brushing-11/12/2020-11/13/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 4037-Scott Center Rd. and Wrighter Lake Rd.-Preston Twp. and Scott Twp.-single lane-pipe replacement-11/9/2020-11/10/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Long Term

SR 3028 Cherry Ridge is down to one lane for bridge deck and parapet repairs. Work expected to last 2 months. ECMS# 96908 Slide Repair

I-84 over SR 196 Bridge Preservation Project

Work began on Tuesday, April 14 on I-84 Section P23 over SR 196 in Sterling. Work will be from 6:00 AM to 4:30 PM.   The contractor will be working on two bridges at time. The project is excepted to be completed by November 2020.    Work on SR 670 begin on April 22.

SR 3037-Calwalder Rd. - Road closed, detour in place - 3039 to 3024 to 3038 & 1002

Skinner's Falls Bridge - Bridge closed, detour in place - signs throughout the county

The project being situated as follows:

Wayne County SR 0196, Sec PR1 - from Segment 0180 offset 2310 to segment 0180 offset 2426. Physical work has not begun and should be completed by November 11, 2020.

Wayne County SR 1001, Sec PR1 - from Segment 0070 offset 0131 to segment 0070 offset 0152. Physical work has not begun.  Completion should be November 11, 2020.

This Bridge preservation project consists of the repairs of five (5) bridges in Wayne county and one (1) bridge in Wyoming county work completed. Work includes (but is not limited to) joint sealing, excavation, rock protection & structure backfill, drainage installation, bridge railing & guiderail repairs, beam seat repairs, beam repairs, wingwall & headwall repairs, superstructure demolition & reconstruction and debris removal. Additional work includes unforeseen bridge repairs and temporary traffic control.

SR 1002: A recent inspection on the Skinners Falls Bridge (Milanville Road) over the Delaware River identified various structural issues that have caused the department to close the bridge until further notice.  Although the average daily traffic on this bridge is approximately 325 cars, this bridge is one of 10 bridges in PennDOT District 4 that connect Pennsylvania with New York, and is therefore part of the Joint Interstate Bridge Commission.  Originally built in 1901, the bridge is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places and is located  within the National Park Service Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River.  Coordination will continue with NY DOT along with various other state and federal agencies to determine the next step for the bridge.  A detour will be posted from SR 1002 to SR 1004 (Milanville Rd) to SR 1008 (Plank Road) to the Narrowsburg Bridge and to SR 97 in New York.

SR 0191 Slide (Daniels-Kriger) ECMS # 96908
• (Seg/Off 1010/3907 to Seg/Off 1010/2238) & (Seg/Off 1020/2272 to Seg/Off 1030/1260)
• This project is 90% complete.
• Currently the project is under single lane conditions controlled by temporary traffic signals
• The road will be open to unrestricted traffic 6/12/2020, weather permitting.
• All work to be completed by 11/23/2020.
SR 0191 Paving (Daniels-Hanson) EMCS #113776
• SR 0191 (Seg/Off 0530/0000 to Seg/Off 0540/0748) & (Seg/Off 0730/0000 to Seg/Off 1000/2351)
• Contractor to begin tree cutting 7-10 days and begin road work 6/1/2020.
• Current contract completion date is 11/23/2020.
SR 0739 Paving -Pike/Wayne County (Daniels-Hanson) ECMS # 70038
0006 (Seg/Off 0300/0000 to Seg/Off 0330/0169) & (Seg/Off 0350/0000 to Seg/Off 0450/1049)

Wyoming County

Short Term

SR 29-Noxen Twp.-crack seal-11/10/2020-11/13/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 87-Mehoopany Twp.-ditch cleaning-11/10/2020-11/10/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 2012-Clinton Twp.-ditch cleaning-11/10/2020-11/13/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 2012-Clinton Twp.-superstructure replacement-11/6/2020-11/13/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 3004-Mehoopany Twp.-patch-05 cutting-11/12/2020-11/13/2020-7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SR 3004-Mehoopany Twp.-patch-05 cutting-11/12/2020-11/13/2020-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Long Term

Design-Build project. The project consists of the superstructure replacement of three structures. Other work includes partial bridge removal, temporary traffic control, E & S Control measures and other miscellaneous work all contained within an overall project. Completion date for the project is July 2021.

SR 1027 - from a point approximately ½ mile northwest of the intersection with SR 0092  to a point approximately ¼ mile southwest from the Wyoming/ Susquehanna County.

MEDIA CONTACT: Michael S. Taluto, 570-963-3502

Source: PennDOT District 4