Traffic Delays and Road Closures Expected Due to Biden Visit on Thursday

September 16, 2020 - 5:09 pm
WILK News Room

State police are warning drivers about traffic delays and closures expected during Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's visit to the area tomorrow.

There will be rolling roadblocks and closures on Interstate 81 north and south bound  in the area of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre International Airport exit  and the Moosic exit (180).

Roads around PNC Field will also be closed for times between 6:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. on Thursday.

Drivers should plan alternate routes and try to avoid the area.

Biden is expected to take part in a CNN town hall event at PNC Field beginning at 8 p.m.

Biden last visited the area in July and gave a speech on his economic plan at a business in Dunmore.

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