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Oak Street in Pittston Township to be closed for repairs

A road in Luzerne County will be closed starting Monday, July 26, so crews can replace a railroad crossing.

PITTSTON, Pa. — A heads up for drivers in Luzerne County - Oak Street in Pittston Township will be closed beginning Monday so crews can replace a railroad crossing.

According to PennDOT, the Reading and Northern Railroad will be replacing the road crossing along Oak Street in front of Casey Dental beginning Monday at 6 a.m.

Crews expect Oak Street to remain closed until Monday, August 2.

Please see below for turn by turn directions for the detour:

To the Pittston Bypass from Route 315

  • Continue straight on Route 315 North for 1.3 miles;
  • Take a slight Left onto Bear Creek Road;
  • Continue straight onto Main Street for .4 miles;
  • Turn left and merge onto U.S. 11 North/South Township Boulevard;
  • Continue on North/South Township Boulevard for 1.7 miles; and
  • The detour will end at the intersection of Oak Street and South Township Boulevard.

To Route 315 from the Pittston Bypass

  • Continue north on North/South Township Boulevard for 1.7 miles;
  • Take the exit to I-81;
  • Turn right onto Main Street;
  • Continue on Main Street for .4 miles;
  • Turn Right onto Route 315 South;
  • Continue on Route 315 south for 1.3 miles; and
  • The detour will end at the intersection of Oak Street and Route 315.