Section of Interstate 81 Reopened after Lackawanna County Crashes

LACKAWANNA COUNTY, Pa. -- A section of Interstate 81 in Lackawanna County was closed by a crash Thursday morning.

I-81 south was closed between the Glenwood/Lenoxville exit (206) and the Fleetville/Tompkinsville exit (202) due to a tractor-trailer crash before 10 a.m. Thursday.

There was also a single-lane closure on Interstate 81 north in the same area.

State police say the crash happened when the rig struck a concrete barrier in a PennDOT work zone. That barrier then struck a PennDOT vehicle.

No one was hurt.

The area of the crashes was cleared just after noon, according to PennDOT.

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