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.

PennDOT Looks to Improve I-81

PennDOT held an open house at Wilkes-Barre Area High School on July 26th, 2022, to display plans to reconstruct a 7.5-mile portion of I-81. The proposed project would begin at mile marker 161.2, and end approximately one mile past exit 168, Highland Park Boulevard. A detailed map of PennDOT’s planned changes can be found here: […]


The 2023-2026 LLTS MPO TIP Public Comment Period is now underway.

The Lackawanna Luzerne Transportation Study (LLTS) Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is charged 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 2023 to 2026.  This will cover all of the transportation projects in the region for that […]


RFP for the Eastern Pennsylvania Freight Plan

The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission (LVPC) of Lehigh and Northampton County, Pennsylvania, is accepting proposals for a one-time contract to perform certain professional (consulting) services work for the Eastern Pennsylvania (PA) Freight Alliance to create an Eastern PA Freight Plan.Included is information relating to submitting a proposal including specific requirements, the organization of the proposal, […]



  • Combined Technical and Coordinating Committee Meeting scheduled for October 5th, 2022 @1PM Oct 5