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 jamay@pa.gov.  Follow/like PennDOT on Twitter at 511PANortheast and Facebook at Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT).
Please note all work depends on weather conditions.

Coffee Breaks: Motorists traveling through Northeastern Pennsylvania are encouraged to take a safety break at interstate rest areas over the Labor Day Holiday, Friday August 31 through Monday, September 3, 2018.  Community groups will serve free coffee at rest areas through a program coordinated with PennDOT that’s designed to encourage drivers to “Take a Break for Safety’s Sake” during the busy holiday travel period. Breaks will be held at rest areas on Interstates 80, 81, and 84 as well as the Matamoras Welcome Center and the Great Bend Welcome Center. Interstate 81 South.

As the new school year gets underway, motorists need to be vigilant to avoid potentially tragic crashes and strong penalties as school buses return to the roads and transport children.

Lackawanna County

There will be traffic issues in downtown Scranton surrounding Courthouse Square in Scranton on Friday, August 31 through Tuesday, September 4, 2018 for the annual LaFesta Italiana. North Washington Avenue will be closed from Mulberry Street  to Spruce Streets. Spruce Street will close from Jefferson to North Washington Avenues, and the 500 block of Linden Street will be closed. The 400 block of Linden Street will be open to all people access to the parking garage. On Saturday, September 1 one block of Adams Avenue will remain open to traffic.

Public Meeting Pennsylvania Department of Transportation: SR 307 Section D53 Structure Replacement Roaring Brook Township, Lackawanna County  to be held at the Roaring Brook Township Municipal Office 430 Blue Shutters Road, Roaring Brook, PA on Thursday, September 6 starting at 8 PM.   Plans Display and presentation.  The purpose of the meeting is to provide the project team an opportunity to explain the project and answer questions on an informal basis. Preliminary design plans will be available for review.

Short Term

SR 006-Median-Lackawanna-Exit 3 Jessup -7 Carbondale-Mowing-4-Sep-18-7-Sep-18-7 AM to 3 PM

SR 107-Benton Road-Scott/Benton-Single-Drainage/Flushing Pipes-4-Sep-18-7-Sep-18-7AM to 3 PM

SR 247-Wildcat-Blakely-Single-Mowing-4-Sep-18-7-Sep-18-7AM to 3 PM

SR 348-Mt. Cobb Rd.-Jefferson/ Roaring Brook Twps.-single Lane-Chip Seal Surface Treatment-Wednesday 09/05/2018-Thursday 09/05/2018-6 AM to  5 PM

SR 435-Drinker Pike-Covington Twp.-Lane Closure w/escort vehicle-Chip Seal Surface Treatment-Tuesday 09/04/2018-Tuesday 09/04/2018-6 AM to  5 PM

SR 438-Walllsville Road-Benton Twp.-Single-Driveway Adjustments-4-Sep-18-7-Sep-18-7AM to 3 PM

SR 1027-Upper Layton-Scott Twp.-Single-Drainage/Gradall Work/Ditching-4-Sep-18-7-Sep-18-7AM to 3 PM

SR 3001-Newton Ransom BLVD-Ransom-single lane-Emergency  Shoulder repairs due to flooding-Tuesday, September 04, 2018-Friday, September 07, 2018-7 AM to 3 PM

SR 3006-Milwaukee Rd-Newton-Road closed-Emergency Road and Shoulder repairs due to flooding-Tuesday, September 04, 2018-Friday, September 07, 2018-7 AM to 3 PM

SR 3011-Keyser Ave-Scranton, Taylor, Old forge-single lane-Manual Patching-Tuesday, September 04, 2018-Friday, September 07, 2018-7 AM to 3 PM

SR 3013-Main Ave -Scranton-single lane-Manual Patching-Tuesday, September 04, 2018-Friday, September 07, 2018-7 AM to 3 PM

SR 6011-Green ridge St-Scranton-single lane-Manual Patching-Tuesday, September 04, 2018-Friday, September 07, 2018-7 AM to 3 PM

SR 4001-Marshbrook-Benton Twp.-Single-Mechanical Brushing-4-Sep-18-7-Sep-18-7 AM TO 4 PM

SR 4002-Farnham Rd. -Benton Twp. -Road Closure w/Detour-Stone Arch Culvert repairs-Tuesday 09/04/2018-Friday 09/07/2018-7 AM to 2 PM

Long Term

SR 1012, Archbald Borough- At the intersection of Kennedy Drive and County Road, work is taking place to form a four-way intersection with the opposite Borough street. A new traffic signal will be installed at this intersection as well, and Kennedy Drive will be widened to accommodate a center turn lane from Main Street to Monica Drive. An additional left turn lane may be added on Main for left turns on to Kennedy Drive. The project should be completed by the summer of 2018.

SR 307 Bridge over 81 (Moosic St, Scranton) June 28 thru August 10 – Northbound side will be closed and traffic will be down to one lane each way on the southbound side as per the traffic control plans. This is for the rehabilitation activities of SR307 and abutments. These dates are all tentative and can be changed due to submittal approvals and/or unforeseen issues at the project site. The River Street on ramp to I-81 N tentatively schedule  to be shut down on August 15, 2018.   The ramp will be closed for 61 days (October 14th).  There will be a detour in place for the duration in which traffic will be directed south to Montage Mt Road Exit on 81, spin around back onto 81 North.
Bridge Now Open to traffic . 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.  The project completion is 2018.