dingman township



New Updated Information:

Due to the heavy rains over the Columbus Day weekend, PennDOT was unable to perform the scheduled work.  PennDOT has rescheduled the work with PA-739 being closed from 4:30 pm on Friday, October 23rd to 6:00 am on Monday, October 26th.  All travel during the closure of PA-739 will be detoured via SR-2001 and Log Tavern Road.




October 4, 2020


State Route 739 Lane Closures and Short-Term Detour Scheduled for Emergency Pipe Replacement in Delaware Township


Delaware Township, PA – SR 739 (Delaware Township, Pike County) will experience intermittent single lane closures beginning Monday, October 5, 2020 through Saturday, October 10, 2020.


SR 739 will be closed between Pine Crest Road and Abbey Lane with a short-term detour in place beginning on Sunday, October 11, 2020 at 5:00 PM and reopening on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 by 6:00 AM. Contractors will be working 24 hours per day during the short-term detour.


This pipe replacement work is being done over the Columbus Day holiday to minimize any disruptions to schools and bus routes in this area.


The detour route is as follows:



Intermittent single lane closures will also be necessary to complete the work beginning Tuesday, October 13, 2020 through Friday, October 16, 2020.


Motorists should use caution and seek an alternate route when traveling in the area.


For more information on PennDOT activities in Lackawanna, Luzerne, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne, and Wyoming counties visit www.penndot.gov/District4.


MEDIA CONTACT: Jessica Kalinoski, 570-445-0595


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