Dunmore, PA –There will lane restrictions on Interstate 81 as follows:
- Interstate 81 southbound between Exit 165 (Mountain Top/Wilkes-Barre) to Exit 164 (Nanticoke) in Luzerne County for bridge deck repairs. Work will occur between Tuesday, May 30, 2023, to Friday, June 2, 2023, between 7:00 PM to 6:00 AM daily.
- Interstate 81 northbound beginning at Exit 179 (Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport) to Exit 180 (Moosic) in Lackawanna County for bridge joint repairs. Work will take place Thursday, June 1, between the hours of 8:45 AM to 3:00 PM.
When encountering a work zone, please drive the posted speed limit, turn on your headlights, pay close attention to signs and flaggers, and avoid all distractions. In high-traffic locations, motorists are encouraged to use both lanes of travel to the merge point and take turns merging into the open lane.
Motorists can check conditions on major roadway miles by visiting www.511PA.com. 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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