DUNMORE — Interstate 81 North in Lackawanna County reopened after one lane was shut down for emergency bridge repairs.
According to PennDOT officials, a large hole opened up on the Main Avenue bridge at the Dickson City/Main Avenue exit (190).
PennDOT said traffic piled up past the Dunmore/Throop exit, moving at only a slow crawl throughout the day.
Police blocked off the ramp from the O’Neill highway to 81 north.
The problems all started around 7:30 a.m. Monday.
Officials say crews discovered a large three by four foot hole in the Main Avenue Bridge’s northbound passing lane.
PennDOT said the lane was reopened around 3 p.m.