Forge Road Detour

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Start date:  1/17/23 (See map below)
County:  Monroe
Municipality:  East Stroudsburg Borough
Road name:  Lincoln Avenue/Forge Road
Between:  Forge Road and Brown Street
Type of work:  Construction
Work being done by:  PennDOT Contractor
Type of restriction:  24 Hours

Restriction:  Lincoln Avenue/Forge Road north will be closed and detoured between Prospect Street and Business Route 209/Brown Street for approximately 3.25 years. Northbound Lincoln Avenue/Forge Road traffic will be detoured on Prospect Street, Ridgeway Street and Business Route 209/Brown Street. Expect delays and please use caution driving through the work area. 

The closure is necessary to allow for work on a bridge. The work is part of the ongoing $94.15 million reconstruction of the I-80 Exit 308 interchange that began in March 2022 and is anticipated to be complete in July 2027. 

Est completion date:  5/3/26

Restrictions in effect (time of day):  12:00 AM To 12:00 AM

Will rain cause delays?  Yes