DUNMORE- PennDOT announced the following single-lane closures on Interstate 81 near Scranton this afternoon (April 15th). Major delays are anticipated. Motorists are advised to take alternate routes.

South: Beginning at 3 p.m. this afternoon, there will be a single lane closure on Interstate 81 South, between Exit 190 (Dickson City/Main Avenue) and Exit 188 (Dunmore Throop) for emergency deck repairs. Anticipated completion is 6 p.m. this afternoon. Major Delays are Expected.

North: There will be a single lane closure on Interstate 81 North between Exit 188 (Dunmore/Throop) and Exit 190 (Dickson City/Main Ave) to deliver concrete moment slab for the repairs to the bridge in the work zone. Anticipated days and times for the single lane closure will be as follows:

Monday, April 15 from 6:30 p.m. to Tuesday at 6 a.m.

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday – 6:30 p.m. to midnight

Motorists should consider using alternate routes, such as I-476 (PA Turnpike/toll).