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Lane Restrictions on Interstate 81 Southbound in Lackawanna County


Dunmore, PA –There will be lane restrictions on Interstate 81 southbound beginning at Exit 194 (Clarks Summit) to Exit 190 (Dickson City/Main Avenue) in Lackawanna County to perform bridge deck repair. Work will take place on Monday, June 5, 2023, and Tuesday, June 6, 2023, from of 8:45 AM to 4:00 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 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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