District 8 Accomplishments

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December 2023

Working For You

In District 8, 101 projects are underway or expected to start or go out for bid this year, with a total value of $1.57 billion. You can find weekly updates of planned department maintenance activities on the District 8 page.

From January 2023 through December 2023, 52 construction contracts for highway, bridge, and other improvement projects were completed in the district through PennDOT's private-sector partners.


Bridges Repaired, Replaced, or Preserved*


Miles of Roadway Improved *


Projects +


Billion in Projects +

+ Underway or expected to start or go out for bid this year in District 8 | * From January 2023 Through December 2023

43 bridges were repaired, replaced, or preserved by PennDOT or industry forces through December 2023. 355 miles of roadway were improved by department or partner crews through September 2023. This includes 63 miles of paving. See projects happening or planned near you at PennDOT's Project Website.

District 8 has put out 309 bridge projects and 463 projects for roadway and other improvement projects worth approximately $2.09 billion since January 2015.

Featured Projects

Route 22 Bridges
(Howe Township)
Replacement Project

Cost: $11.2 million

County: Perry

I-83 Resurfacing Project (City of Harrisburg, Swatara Twp., Lower Paxton Twp.)

Cost: $4.9 million

County: Dauphin

Centerville Road Interchange Improvement Project

Cost: $36.3 million

County: Lancaster

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


State-Maintained Road Miles


State-Maintained Bridges



* Filled salaried positions. Does not include wage jobs, which fluctuate seasonally.

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