Emergency Bridge Work on Interstate 81 in Luzerne County

expect delays traffic alert

WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP — ┬áDrivers on a section of Interstate 81 in Luzerne County face delays Wednesday morning.

I-81 south will be down to one lane between the Highland Park Blvd./Wilkes-Barre exit (168) and the Mountain Top/Ashley exit (165) for emergency bridge repairs, according to PennDOT.

Work to repair the hole in the bridge deck is scheduled to continue until 2 p.m. Wednesday.

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