Drivers Alert: Emergency Bridge Work on I-81

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If you drive Interstate 81 through Scranton you may want to leave a littler earlier Wednesday morning.

Emergency bridge repairs will close the right lane on I-81 southbound most of the day.

Work is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. at the Moosic Street exit (184) near the Central Scranton Expressway.

PennDOT expects the work to wrap up by 2 p.m.

Drivers are strongly advised to avoid the area.