Update 10:40 am... I-80 eastbound is now open. The crash scene has been cleared.
Motorists traveling on Interstate 80 in north central Pennsylvania are advised that the eastbound lanes of the interstate are closed at Exit 242 (Mifflinville) in Columbia County due to a tractor trailer crash at mile 248 in Luzerne County.
A blue arrow detour is in effect at Exit 242 (SR-339 to SR-93 to I-80). Motorists should be alert and drive with caution.
Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 770 traffic cameras.
511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.