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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

Bridge Open on Route 772, Anderson Ferry Road, in East Donegal Township, Lancaster County

10/20/2021

PennDOT announced today that the bridge under construction on Route 772 (Anderson Ferry Road) in East Donegal Township, Lancaster County, is now open to traffic. ...Read More

PennDOT Continues Recruitment Events for CDL Operators and Diesel and Construction Equipment Mechanics

10/19/2021

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) continues recruitment events this week for job seekers to learn about winter temporary and permanent CDL operator (starting pay is $19.72/hr.) and diesel and construction equipment mechanic (starting pay is $22.24/hr.) positions the department offers in Cumberland and Adams counties. <br>...Read More

Update: NB I-83 John Harris Memorial (South) Bridge in Harrisburg is Open to Traffic

10/18/2021

The John Harris Memorial (South) Bridge carrying northbound Interstate 83 over the Susquehanna River in the City of Harrisburg is open to traffic. ...Read More

Ramp/Rest Area Closures Planned on I-81 in Cumberland County

10/16/2021

&nbsp;Motorists in Cumberland County are advised the northbound I-81 (Carlisle) rest area and ramps at Exit 29 (Route 174/King Street) and Exit 37 (Route 233/Newville) are scheduled to be closed for nighttime paving operations within a 12.3-mile resurfacing project on Interstate 81....Read More

Reminder: Weekend Closure of NB I-83 (South Bridge) in Harrisburg Starts Tonight

10/15/2021

This is a reminder that, starting tonight, the John Harris Memorial (South) Bridge carrying northbound Interstate 83 over the Susquehanna River in the City of Harrisburg will be closed for the weekend....Read More