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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 Replace Lancaster Street Bridge in Jonestown; Lancaster Street bridge over Little Swatara Creek to be closed for up to 207 days.

03/12/2020

PennDOT announced today that on Monday, March 16, weather permitting, its contractor will begin preparatory work on a project to replace the bridge that carries Lancaster Street over the Little Swatara Creek at the Jonestown Borough-Swatara Township Line in Lebanon County....Read More

PennDOT to Replace Five Drainage Cross Pipes on Turnpike Road in West Donegal Township, Lancaster County; Turnpike Road to be closed – March 16 to March 20, 8:30 AM-2:00 PM.

03/12/2020

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that next week, weather permitting, its Lancaster County maintenance crew will begin work to remove and replace five failing metal drainage cross pipes on a section of Turnpike Road in West Donegal Township between Black Swamp Road and Masonic Drive. ...Read More

PennDOT to Remove and Replace Rt. 944 Span over Locust Creek in Lower Frankford Township, Cumberland County

03/11/2020

PennDOT announced today that starting at 7:00 AM Monday, March 23, weather permitting, its contractor will begin construction of a temporary roadway and stream crossing in preparation to remove and replace the existing bridge that carries Route 944 over Locust Creek in Lower Frankford Township, Cumberland County....Read More

PennDOT to Repair and Resurface Route 97 and Route 194 through Littlestown in Southern Adams County; Drainage work scheduled in advance of asphalt paving later this year.

03/11/2020

PennDOT announced today that starting Monday, March 23, its contractor will begin preparatory work on a project to repair and resurface two roads through Littlestown Borough in southern Adams County....Read More

​PennDOT to Repair and Pave Sections of Cool Creek Road and Hellam Street in Wrightsville, York County

03/09/2020

PennDOT announced today that starting Monday, March 16, its contractor will begin preparatory work on a project to repair and resurface three roadways in the Wrightsville area; a 0.7-mile section of Route 462 (Hellam Street) from just east of Cool Creek Road to the Veterans Memorial Bridge in Wrightsville Borough, a 1.5-mile section of Cool Creek Road from Mt Pisgah Road in Hellam Township to Route 462, and Route 624 (Hellam Street) from the split with Route 462 to Front Street in Wrightsville....Read More