Utility Work Has Part of a Road Shut Down in Stroudsburg

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STROUDSBURG -- A stretch of Eighth Street in Stroudsburg is closed and borough officials said it will likely stay that way the entire week.

PPL contractors are moving poles and power lines away from the old Carlton House.

The former boarding house has been vacant since a fire in 2009.

Officials in Stroudsburg said they plan to tear down the building once they get the proper permits.