Interstate 81 Traffic Alert

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SCRANTON — Some roadwork is scheduled to begin Monday afternoon that may slow drivers in Lackawanna County.

  • One lane of Interstate 81 south will be closed between the Dickson City/Main Avenue exit (190) and the Dunmore/Throop exit (188) for emergency repairs. Work is scheduled from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • One lane of Interstate 81 north will be closed between the Dunmore/Throop exit (188) and the Dickson City/Main Avenue exit (190) for delivery of concrete slabs. Work is scheduled from 6:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. Tuesday. The northbound work is also scheduled from 6:30 p.m. to midnight Tuesday through Thursday.

PennDOT expects major delays and suggests using alternate routes including I-476, the Pennsylvania Turnpike.