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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

Diamond Grinding Tomorrow Night on SB I-81 Just North of Exit 29 (King Street/Route 174) in Cumberland County

02/07/2023

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that a contractor is scheduled to perform diamond grinding tomorrow night on southbound Interstate 81 about a mile north of Exit 29 (King Street/Route 174) in Cumberland County. ...Read More

PennDOT District 8 Continues Tuesday Open Houses to Learn About Permanent and Temporary Job Positions

02/06/2023

PennDOT county maintenance offices in District 8’s southcentral Pennsylvania region will continue to host open houses each Tuesday for those interested in permanent or temporary maintenance positions with the department. ...Read More

​ Nighttime Lane Restrictions Next Week on Route 30 (Wrights Ferry) Bridge Over the Susquehanna River Between York and Lancaster Counties

02/03/2023

PennDOT announced today that nighttime lane restrictions are planned for next week on the Route 30 (Wrights Ferry) Bridge spanning the Susquehanna River between Hellam Township in York County and Columbia Borough in Lancaster County. ...Read More

SB Route 849 Closed Today in Newport for Emergency Bridge Repairs

01/31/2023

Motorists in Perry County are advised southbound Route 849 is expected to be closed later this morning or afternoon between Mulberry Street and Bloomfield Avenue in Newport Borough so emergency repairs can be made to the bridge spanning Little Buffalo Creek....Read More

PennDOT District 8 Continues Tuesday Open Houses for Those Interested in Permanent and Temporary Job Positions

01/30/2023

PennDOT county maintenance offices in District 8’s southcentral Pennsylvania region will continue to host open houses each Tuesday for those interested in permanent or temporary maintenance positions with the department....Read More