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Last updated: May 13. 2014 8:51AM - 1999 Views
By - tkellar@civitasmedia.com



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Morning commuters that use Interstate 81 should expect some delays this morning.


PennDOT is reporting that there will be a single-lane closure on I-81 south beginning at 9 a.m. this morning. The closure will be for pothole repair between Exit 170B (Wilkes Barre) and Exit 168 (Highland Park).


It was also reported that there was a single-lane closure on I-81 north. PennDOT spokesman James May said a contractor worked through the night in preparation for work on the bridge, but equipment issues prevented crews from finishing by 6 a.m. as expected. Work was expected to be finished by 8 a.m.


PennDOT’s 511.com website indicates heavy traffic on I-81 northbound, with a section of stop-and-go traffic near the Route 309 interchange. Heavy traffic is also reported on I-81 southbound near Dupont.


Free-flowing and moderate traffic is reported in Wilkes-Barre, with some heavy traffic indicated on North River Street. Moderate traffic is also being reported in Kingston.


For up-to-date traffic information in the area, visit www.511pa.com.


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