Traffic moving freely on area roadways


Interstate 81 near Exit 168 in Wilkes-Barre Township.


Motorists should have no problems traveling about today.

Traffic is moving freely on most of the major interstates and thoroughfares in the region are moving.

PennDOT advises motorists of a detour on state Route 315 that’s in effect today.

The affected area stretches from the Pilot Truck Stop in Dupont to the I-81 on ramp for installation of new beams on the bridge replacement project on the interstate. Motorists will have full access to I-81 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

The detour will be from Main Street in Dupont to the Pittston By-Pass to Oak Street, Pittston.

There will be a single lane closure on I-81 northbound from approximately 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For up-to-date traffic information, including traffic cams, visit the Times Leader’s traffic page.

Interstate 81 near Exit 168 in Wilkes-Barre Township.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/web1_D4Cam0041.jpgInterstate 81 near Exit 168 in Wilkes-Barre Township.
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