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Lane Restriction on Interstate 81 Southbound in Luzerne County


Dunmore, PA – There will be a lane restriction on Interstate 81 southbound at mile marker 165 to perform bridge deck repairs beginning Tuesday, August 9th  at 7:00 PM and ending Wednesday at 7:00 AM. Motorists should exercise caution through the work zone. Work is weather dependent.

Motorists can check conditions on major roadway miles by visiting 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information, and access to more than 1,000 traffic cameras.

511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.


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