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PennDOT plans roadwork for upcoming week

Republican Herald - 4/4/2021

Apr. 4—PennDOT crews will inspect a portion of Interstate 81 in Frailey Township this week, which could lead to some delays for motorists.

It will be done Tuesday between Exit 107 to Route 209 and Exit 112 to Route 25. PennDOT's Bridge Inspection Forces will perform the work.

Officials said there will be restrictions in the northbound lane from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and cautioned that rain could cause delays. The work will be done in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state Department of Health guidance and a project-specific COVID-19 safety plan.

Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting, which is free and available 24 hours a day. It provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, speed information and access to more than 1,000 traffic cameras.

In addition, 511PA is available through a smartphone app for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 511 or by following regional Twitter alerts on the 511PA website.

Motorists can also follow regional PennDOT information on Twitter at and subscribe to PennDOT news in Berks, Carbon, Lehigh, Monroe, Northampton and Schuylkill counties at

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