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District 8

Counties: Adams | Cumberland | Dauphin | Franklin | Lancaster | Lebanon | Perry | York

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PennDOT's Engineering District 8 is responsible for the state-maintained transportation network in this region. This includes 5,230 total road miles and 3,404 total bridges.

We also work with local governments, elected officials, stakeholders and the public on keeping people and goods moving safely and efficiently in this region.

Press Releases

PennDOT to Pave 3-Mile Section of Valley Road in East Pennsboro


PennDOT announced today that its contractor will begin work Monday, June 25, on a project to resurface a 2.96-mile section of Valley Road in eastern Cumberland County from Route 944 in Hampden Township to U.S. 11/15, Enola Road in East Pennsboro Township....Read More

PennDOT Set to Repave Route 743 from Elizabethtown to Marietta; Nighttime detours, milling and resurfacing operations scheduled over the next several weeks.


PennDOT today announced that on Sunday night, June 24, its contractor will adjust their work schedule to an overnight milling and paving operation on the project to resurface a 6.5-mile section of Route 743 in western Lancaster County from the intersection with Route 230, Market Street in Elizabethtown Borough, through West Donegal and East Donegal townships to the intersection with Route 441....Read More

This Weekend Comes the Good, the Bad and the Ugly for I-83 Exit 50 Interchange near Colonial Park in Dauphin County


Several changes are coming to the I-83 Exit 50 interchange this weekend that will affect traffic, espeically the closing of the ramp from westbound Route 22 to southbound I-83. The ramp from westbound Route 22 to northbound I-83 will reopen. And westbound Route 22 traffic will be shifted onto the new bridge. ...Read More

PennDOT Opens New Bridge on Old Carlisle Road in Butler Township; Bridge over Opossum Creek had been closed for reconstruction since January.


PennDOT at 11:30 AM today opened the new bridge that carries Old Carlisle Road over Opossum Creek near the Village of Center Mills in Butler Township, Adams County....Read More

Construction to Begin on Route 616 Bridge over Centerville Creek; Bridge to be replaced as part of Public-Private Partnership


Construction for the Route 616 bridge, spanning Centerville Creek in Shewsbury Township, York County, is scheduled to begin on Thursday, June 21 as part of the PennDOT Rapid Bridge Replacement Project. ...Read More