PennDOT’s NEPA Roadwork Schedule for July 6 to 14

Dunmore– PennDOT announces its work schedule for the week of July 6 to 14. For a list of restricted or closed roads, you may visit <>  /local travel advisories.

Work that is expected to have a significant impact on traffic is highlighted.

*An asterisk indicates a long-term closures.



Exit 188 (Throop/Dunmore) Oneill Highway to Interstate 81 – Beginning on Monday, July 9, motorists will not be able to directly access Interstate 81 South from SR 347 (Oneill Highway).  While access to Interstate 84 and SR 6 will still be available, motorists wishing to access Interstate 81 South will be rerouted to Tigue Street, and detoured back to the interstate.  This closure/detour will be in place until Wednesday, July 11 at 5 p.m.

*Exit 190 (Main Ave) to Exit 185 (Central Scranton Expressway) – Pavement grinding job on SR 81 South.  This is part of a two year, $5 million project.  While traffic is maintained in two lanes, motorists should be extremely cautious in this area.

*Exit 190 (Dickson City/Main Ave) to Exit 185 (Central Scranton Expressway) – South:  Motorists should be alert for lane shifts and alternating traffic patterns.  This should not cause delays, but motorists are urged to use caution in the work zone.  New traffic patterns will be in place until early June.


*Exit 20 West: (Greentown/Lake Wallenpaupack) to Exit 17 (Newfoundland/Hamlin); westbound; single lane for milling, paving and guiderail repair.  NOTE:  This work will continue until October 2012.

*New York:  There is a significant deck rehabilitation project Interstate 84 East in New York, from the PA/NY border to NY Exit 1.  This work will take place until October and delays may back up into Pennsylvania.

(All work is M-F, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. unless noted)


*SR 435 & SR 690 Moscow Borough Project – Rehabilitation of roadway – Anticipated completion, December 2012.

*SR 438: Minichi Inc.  will be closing SR 438 in Lackawanna Co. to replace the bridge superstructure. This is located at the Route 6/11 intersection to the intersection with SR 4009. Approx .5 miles. This will last until October 12. A detour is set up.

*SR 1015 (Whites Road) Bridge Replacement with detour.  Anticipated completion – July 2012.

*SR 2039 is closed between SR 315 and SR 2020 (Jumper Road) for a bridge replacement project.

*SR 4023 (Simerell Road), Bridge Replacement with detour.  Anticipated completion – November 2012


*SR 93 (Broad Street Project) – Contractor continues to work from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm and Saturdays 7:00 am to 3:00 pm.  As part of the ongoing Broad St. corridor project, starting April 30th work will begin along Washington St. (SR 924) from Broad St. to Putnam St.  Drainage installations, roadway widening, curbing and sidewalk work in this area is expected to last 2 weeks.  This work was intended to be done under a detour situation 24 hours a day but to try and minimize the disruption to the local traffic we will do the work while maintaining one lane of traffic.  It is expected that this will be a highly congested area and motorists should either avoid the area if possible, or allow for extra travel time.    Work continues in the Terrace section for roadway widening and streetlight installation. Downtown work is limited to signal prep work at this time and sidewalk and curbing will resume in the next few weeks.

SR 118- Ross Twp.  & Lehman Twp:  Expect lane restrictions and flagging operations – Mon. thru Fri. (7/9 -7/13).

*SR 1011, Pierce Street – Single lane, both directions –   All traffic has been moved to the upstream half of the bridge, so crews can begin removing the existing deck on what are now the eastbound lanes.  This pattern will be in place until fall of 2012 when traffic will be moved to the downstream side of the bridge.  Anticipated completion of this entire $6 Million project is May 2014. Motorists should allow extra time when travelling

SR 1025 Schooley Mt Rd, Exeter Twp:  Both Directions, Base Repair/ Patching, Tues-Fri 7am-3pm

SR 1040, Appletree Rd, Exeter Twp:  Both Directions, Patching, Monday 7am-3pm

SR 2002, San Souci Hwy from RT 29 to Carey Ave/ Crossroads: Milling & Patching, Alternating Lane Closures, Mon-Fri 7am-3pm

SR 3007, Blue Ridge Trail from Stairville Rd to Slocum Rd:  Ditching, Single Lane Closure Mon-Fri 7am-3pm

SR 4009, Cope Road, Union Twp:  Pipe replacement – road will be closed between SR 0239 and Thorne Hill Road, Monday & Tuesday (7/9 & 7/10) – 7a.m. to 3p.m.

SR 4009, Cope Road, Huntington Twp:  Pipe repair-road will be closed between Thorne Hill Road and SR 4030, Grange Road, Wednesday 7/11- 7a.m to 3p.m

*Hillside Road:  Hillside Road will be closed to replace a stone arch culvert with a precast box culvert. Traffic will be detoured onto Chase Road then to Huntsville Road. The work is expected to take approximately 4 months.

*East Center Street (County Bridge on a Township Road) – Kingston Township – Contractor will close East Center Street, (Township Road T-846) between Main Street, (Township Road T-790), and SR 309 NB at 8:00 AM.   This section of East Center Street will be closed until late fall 2012.  Posted detour will be in place for duration of the project; Main Street to East Franklin St to SR 309.


SR 191 Leanna Bridge deck repair Green Township Mon (07/ 09) – Fri (07/13) Delays 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM

SR 402 Mill & Fill Porter/Bloomingrove Township Mon (07/09) & Tues (07/10) Delays 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM

SR 402 Crack Sealing Porter/Bloomingrove Township Mon (07/09) To Fri (07/13) Delays 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM

SR 590 Sign Installation

*SR 2001 – 401 – Construction and paving on Milford Rd, Bushkill, Pike County at the intersections of the Pine Ridge development  and Municipal Drive will take place on Monday July 2, 2012 starting at 6 a.m. through 6 p.m., weather permitting. Motorists in that area are advised of traffic stops as the contractor paves both Pine Ridge and Municipal drive and Milford Rd through these intersections.  Delays will be anticipated as traffic is stopped before vehicles can cross the paved areas throughout the entire day.  The contractor will not be working Tuesday or Wednesday due to the 4th of July Holiday; SR 2001 – Traffic switch on 2001 (Milford Road) starting on Monday, June 11. Traffic will move from the north side of road to south side of road.  (Other side – newly built portion.  Little Egypt Road will reopen to traffic.)  Motorist on Pine Ridge and Municipal Drive (entrances off Milford Road) will have temporary lane configurations for one week as contractor rebuilds Pine Ridge and Municipal Drive to meet new elevation of Milford Road.  Flagmen Controlled.  24/7The Traffic Switch will start Monday at 7:30 a.m. and should be completed by noon.  Traffic Pattern will be in place for 2 months.

SR 4001: On July 11, contractor plans on replacing the expansion dam on the bridge on SR 4001 in Pike Co. This bridge is located in Ledgedale & spans the back end of Lake Wallenpaupack. The bridge will be down to one lane during working hours (7 AM to 5:30 PM), Monday thru Thursday. It will reopen at the end of each work day. Work should be completed in 2 weeks.


*SR 106 in Clifford (Susquehanna County) Bridge replacement at the intersection of

*RT 347.  The pre-work will begin on June 4, 2012.  They will begin putting up the temporary signals.  Work will be daily from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Motorist should expect short delays.

Route 267, Forest Lake Township:  Monday (7/9) to Thursday (7/12) Bridge Repairs: Lane Restrictions, Delays 6AM to 4:30PM.

*SR 706 Montrose. This is a roadway reconstruction rehab consisting of drainage updates, road widening, pavement resurfacing, traffic signal modification and new traffic signal, and sidewalks. This is a two year project. The contractor will be starting work from the intersection of SR 167/706 to the intersection of SR 1028/SR 29/706 (at the Montrose Golf Course). The contractor has setup the traffic work zone signs/ they will be starting with clearing – trimming and removal of trees. This work will be done off the roadway and traffic will not be affected.

*SR 1037 – Bridge Closure in Great Bend Township over DuBois Creek.  Detour is posted.

Route 2023, Herrick Township and Union Dale Borough: Friday (7/13) Chipping: Lane Restrictions, Delays 7am to 3pm

Route 2034, Herrick and Gibson Townships: Monday (7/9) Chipping: Lane Restrictions, Delays 7am to 3pm

Route 2046, Gibson, Ararat and Herrick Townships:  Thursday (7/12) Chipping: Lane Restrictions, Delays 7am to 3pm

Route 2069, Gibson Township:  Tuesday (7/10) Chipping: Lane Restrictions, Delays 7am to 3pm

Route 2077, Herrick and Ararat Townships: Wednesday (7/11) Chipping: Lane Restrictions, Delays 7am to 3pm

Various Routes:  Monday (7/9) to Thursday (7/12) Sign Replacements: Lane Restrictions, Delays 6AM to 4:30PM

Welcome Center:  Monday (7/9) to Thursday (7/12) Emergency Access Road Construction: 6AM to 4:30PM


SR #191, Lake Ariel Highway, Cherry Ridge Township  PATCHING:

SR#191 AND SR#507 Newfoundland- intersection construction CONTRACT WORK:

R#191 Sterling Business Park Road Work for new Intersection. CONTRACT WORK:

*SR 247 Creamton Drive– Pleasant Mount – Was limited to 1 truck; weight limit is now 15 ton; combo 27 tons – truck detour.  Signs are now in place.  Going north on 247 turn west on 371 to sr 3031 to 4008 to 247 (SR 4008:  Lifting 10 ton weight limit off Road 4008)

SR#296, Gravity Road, Lake Township OIL AND CHIP:

SR#590, Lake Genero, Salem TWP, BRIDGE REPLACEMNT-Lane Shift for Traffic CONTRACT BRIDGEWORK:

SR #652, Beach Lake Highway, Damascus Township INSTALL U- DRAIN

* SR 1002 – The Skinners Falls Bridge on SR 1002 between Milanville (Wayne County) and Sullivan County, New York is closed for emergency bridge repair.  Motorists are asked to follow signed detour.

*SR#1004. Permanently** in Berlin Township ** traffic will be flowing north

SR #1018 Hellmers Hill Road, Manchester Township PATCHING:

SR #2004, Columbus Avenue, Palmyra Township OIL AND CHIP:

SR#3008, Goose Pond Road, Paupack Township OIL AND CHIP:

SR#3025, East Shore Road, Lake Township OIL AND CHIP:

SR#3027, Deacon Hill Road, Lake Township OIL AND CHIP:

SR#3014, Tresslerville Road, Lake Township OIL AND CHIP:

SR#3005 over I- 84, BRIDGE Repairs, Sterling TWP CONTRACT BRIDGEWORK:

*SR 4043 – Contractor plans to start construction of a new bridge on SR 4043 in Wayne Co. in the Village of Sherman. The Work is set to start the week of April 16. The work will include the building of a temporary road around the bridge. The contractor will then remove the existing structure that was mostly washed away during 2006 flooding. The new bridge is scheduled to be completed in August of 2013.


*SR 6 Deer Park Bridge Tunkhannock. This is a bridge rehab project with a temporary traffic signal. Currently traffic is controlled be the temporary signal with a single lane.

SR 6, Braintrim Township: Monday (7/9) to Wednesday (7/11). Bridge Work: Lane Restrictions:Minor Delays 7am to 3pm

SR 29, Eaton Township: Thursday (7/12) and Friday (7/13). Bridge Work: Lane Restrictions:Minor Delays 7am to 3pm

SR 1003, Tunkhannock Township: Wednesday (7/11) to Friday (7/13). Pipe Replacement: Minor Delays 7am to 3pm

*SR 1010 Wyoming County: rebuilding the bridge on 1010 at the intersection on RT92 north toward Nicholson and Lackawanna Trail School Rd.  The bridge project will last for about two years. The bridge will be build next to the old bridge.  Contractor will set up equipment starting June 4, 2012.  Motorist should watch for short traffic stops and use caution and reduce speed while traveling through the construction area. The old bridge will remain open during contraction

SR 2001, Monroe Township: Thursday (7/12) and Friday (7/13). Ditch Cleaning: Minor Delays 7am to 3pm

*SR 2005 Northmoreland Twp.  Work has begun on Creamery Road – and will continue until September 2012. Detour has been in place since the Sept 2011 flood.  They are repairing the  sliding slopes.

SR 2010, Overfield Township: Monday (7/9) and Tuesday (7/10). Pothole Patching: Minor Delays 7am to 3pm

SR 2012, Clinton Township: Wednesday (7/11) to Friday (7/13). Pothole Patching: Minor Delays 7am to 3pm

SR 2012, Factoryville Borough: Tuesday (7/10). Pipe Replacement: Minor Delays 7am to 3pm

SR 2018, Monroe Township: Monday (7/9) to Wednesday (7/11). Ditch Cleaning: Minor Delays 7am to 3pm

SR 2033, Factoryville Borough: Monday (7/9). Pipe Replacement: Minor Delays 7am to 3pm

*SR 3001 Forkston – Contractor is finishing cross-pipes and prepping roadway for paving.

SR 3001, Forkston Township: Monday (7/9) to Friday (7/13). Pothole Patching: Minor Delays 7am to 3pm

*Tunkhannock- Rail to Trail Project by Wyoming County.  This project will run from the baseball field by Ace Robbins to Sunnyside Drive to the old rail bed for several miles.  PennDOT will be doing brush and tree cutting.  There will be alternating lane closures starting the week of June 11, 2012 and will continue through June 22, 2012. The work will take place from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

*Factoryville Streetscape Project:  PennDOT will be building concert sidewalks, curves and making minor improvements as part of the Factoryville Streetscape Project along Riverside Dr and Church Streets.  Work should begin June 15, 2012 and continue for several months. Motorist should be advise of construction in the area.

The following work will be completed by Chesapeake Energy-

SR 1008 Wyoming County, Lemon and Nicholson Twps., Avery Station Rd. to SR 1013.
1 – Full-Depth Reclamation (FDR) to start on Monday, 7/9.  Single-lane daylight patterns with pilot vehicle to be used.

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