The Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) was established as a result of the 1973 Federal Highway Act. The MPO is a body that determines how all federal and state highway/bridge funds are allocated. The Lackawanna/Luzerne MPO encompasses all areas of the two counties.

THE 2025-2028 LLTS MPO TIP PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD IS NOW CLOSED

The Lackawanna Luzerne Transportation Study (LLTS) Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is involved with undertaking transportation network planning for the two county region.  The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is the planning document for the four federal fiscal year period from 2025 to 2028. This will cover all of the transportation projects in the region for that time […]

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I-80 Nescopeck Creek Bridges Project

PennDOT held a public meeting at the Nescopeck Township Office on February 29th, 2024, concerning the I-80 Nescopeck Creek Bridge Project.  The project consists of the replacement of the two bridges carrying I-80 eastbound and westbound over Nescopeck Creek in Black Creek Township, Luzerne County. The existing dual structures were built in 1965 and last […]

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RFP for the Joint Lackawanna-Luzerne Long Range Transportation Plan

The Board of Commissioners in Lackawanna County and the County Council in LuzerneCounty, located in Northeastern Pennsylvania, are seeking a consultant team to update theJoint Lackawanna-Luzerne Long Range Transportation Plan. The Counties are interested indeveloping a Joint Long-Range Transportation Plan update that will guide and promote anadequate, safe, accessible, and environmentally sound transportation system to […]

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