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District 8 Accomplishments

Counties: Adams | Cumberland | Dauphin | Franklin | Lancaster | Lebanon | Perry | York

October 2022

Working For You

In District 8, 75 projects are underway or expected to start or go out for bid this year, with a total value of $173 million. You can find weekly updates of planned department maintenance activities on the District 8 page.

From January 2022 through September 2022, 35 construction contracts for highway, bridge, and other improvement projects were completed in the district through PennDOT's private-sector partners.

27

Bridges Repaired, Replaced, or Preserved*

263

Miles of Roadway Improved *

35

Projects +

$173

Million in Projects +

+ Underway or expected to start or go out for bid this year in District 8 | * From January 2022 Through September 2022

27 bridges were repaired, replaced, or preserved by PennDOT or industry forces through September 2022. 263 miles of roadway were improved by department or partner crews through September 2022. This includes 120 miles of paving. See projects happening or planned near you at PennDOT's Project Website.

District 8 has put out 271 bridge projects and 407 projects for roadway and other improvement projects worth approximately $1.64 billion since January 2015.

Featured Projects

Market Street Bridge (Route 462) Replacement Project

Cost: $6.4 million

County: York

Walnut Street Extension Project (The Goat Path)

Cost: $22 million

County: Lancaster

Route 22 Resurfacing Project

Cost: $9.7 million

County: Perry

2021 In Review

41 bridges were repaired, replaced, or preserved by PennDOT or industry forces in 2021. 361 miles of roadway were improved by department or partner crews in 2021. This includes 100 miles of paving.

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.

5,230

State-Maintained Road Miles

3,404

State-Maintained Bridges

1,032

Employees*

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

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PennDOT's 11 Engineering Districts throughout the state maintain, restore, and expand the state's highway systems. Each office does its part to deliver a safe and efficient transportation system on the nearly 40,000 miles of highway and rougly 25,400 bridges that PennDOT is reponsible for. More information about PennDOT's operations and the state highway system is available in PennDOT's Fact Book (PDF).

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