Scattered areas of traffic congestion reported this morning

By Travis Kellar - | May 9th, 2016 7:12 am

Commuters could encounter some scattered areas of traffic congestion on the way into work and school this morning.

Interstate 81 is reporting heavy traffic congestion in the northbound lanes near Dupont, while isolated areas of minor traffic congestion are reported on Interstate 476.

Minor congestion is reported on Route 315 in the area of the Woodlands Inn, but Route 115 is free of traffic congestion.

The North Cross Valley Expressway is free of congestion, but some could be encountered on the off-ramps. The South Cross Valley Expressway is also free of traffic congestion.

Downtown, scattered areas of minor congestion are reported on the following streets:

• Wilkes-Barre / South Wilkes-Barre boulevards

• Hazle Street

• Public Square

• South River Street

In Kingston, scattered areas of minor and heavy congestion are reported on Market Street and Wyoming Avenue throughout the borough.

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

By Travis Kellar

Reach Travis Kellar at 570-991-6389 or on Twitter @TLNews