April 3, 2018

Route 611 improvements highlight regional list of transportation projects

ALLENTOWN - Governor Tom Wolf and Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie Richards highlighted transportation investments as the department’s six-county, east central region.

“These roadway and bridge improvements are being performed to improve mobility for our citizens and businesses,” said Wolf. “These projects also aim to improve safety.” 

The 115 highway and bridge projects expected to be underway in the region this year include two along Route 611 in Monroe County:

  • Reconstruction of Route 611 from Scotrun to Swiftwater in Pocono Township, Monroe County, including creating new traffic lanes with two through lanes and a center left turning lane, designated left turn lanes at intersections; installing a new traffic signal at the intersection of Route 611 and Brookdale Road; replacing the Route 611 bridge over Scotrun; repairing the Route 611 culvert over Scotrun; and repairing the Route 611 culvert over a tributary to Scotrun ($12.3 million)
  • Resurfacing of Route 611 in Stroudsburg Borough and Stroud Township, Monroe County ($1.7 million)


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