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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 Reopens Route 425 in Chanceford Township, York County


PennDOT just before noon today reopened Route 425 over Sawmill Run near the Village of York Furnace along the Susquehanna River in eastern Chanceford Township, York County. The road had been closed to through traffic since September 9 for crews to excavate and remove a bridge and replace it with a precast concrete box culvert....Read More

​​Londonderry Road to be Closed This Weekend Due to Work on I-83 Bridge in Lower Paxton Township, Dauphin County


PennDOT announced today that Londonderry Road in Lower Paxton Township east of Harrisburg will be closed this weekend so a contractor can demolish the Interstate 83 bridge spanning the road....Read More

​PennDOT to Replace 4 Drainage Cross Pipes on Wood Road in Derry Township, Dauphin County; Wood Road between Middletown and Waltonville roads will be closed daily, Oct 21-30.


A PennDOT Dauphin County maintenance crew will close a section of Wood Road between Middletown Road and Waltonville Road in Derry Township and begin work to remove and replace four drainage cross pipes below the roadway surface. ...Read More

Delays on I-81 NB Near Carlisle, Cumberland County


Motorists in Cumberland County can expect delays this weekend on Interstate 81 northbound due to roadwork near Carlisle. ...Read More

PennDOT to Repair and Resurface Route 897 from Market Street in Schaefferstown to the Lebanon-Lancaster County Line; Drainage work scheduled in advance of asphalt paving next year.


PennDOT will begin preparatory work on a project to repair and resurface a 4.37-mile section of Route 897 from the intersection of East Main Street and Market Street in the Village of Schaefferstown through Heidelberg Township and the Village of Kleinfeltersville to the Lebanon-Lancaster County Line. ...Read More