Local Road Construction

When the Township receives information regarding road closures, road construction or detours, the information will be posted to this page.  If the Township is performing work that requires road closures or detours, those announcements are posted here as well. The Township has a second website dedicated to Sewer and Stormwater Projects.  If you cannot find what you are looking for here, please visit www.LowerPaxtonatWork.com, the information may be on that site.

  • Posted 11/5/2021 - PennDOT Announcement
    Nighttime Lane Restrictions on I-83 at Widening and Reconstruction Project Near Harrisburg 

    Harrisburg, PA – Motorists in Dauphin County are advised nighttime lane restrictions are planned on northbound and southbound Interstate 83 at the widening and reconstruction project near Harrisburg. 

    On Sunday, November 7, lane restrictions will be implemented on I-83 at 7:00 PM so the contractor can complete final paving on the northbound mainline, shoulders and ramps, and paint lines and install rumble strips and raised pavement markings on both northbound and southbound I-83. These restrictions will be in place Sunday through Friday nights from 7:00 PM to 6:00 AM for the next several weeks.

    Motorists should be alert and drive with caution through the work zone.

    This work is part of the $104,747,344 interstate reconstruction contract that was awarded to J.D. Eckman, Inc. of Atglen, Chester County, and includes widening and rebuilding a 2.77-mile section of I-83 east of the City of Harrisburg from just south of Exit 48 for Union Deposit Road, through Exit 50 for U.S. 22 (Colonial Park/Progress), to Exit 51 for Interstate 81. 

    All work on this project is expected to be completed by next spring.

    Motorists can check conditions on major roadways by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 1,000 traffic cameras. 

    511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.

    Subscribe to PennDOT news and traffic alerts in Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry and York counties at www.penndot.gov/District8.  

    Information about infrastructure in District 8, including completed work and significant projects, is available at www.penndot.gov/D8Results. Find PennDOT’s planned and active construction projects at www.projects.penndot.gov

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    Posted 10/19/2021 - McIntosh Road Bridge Construction - Beginning October 25, 2021
    • Kinsley Construction, Inc.’s intends to begin construction of the bridge located on McIntosh Road over Paxton Creek beginning October 25.  The bridge will be closed during the duration of construction with the detour route shown in the image below.  The duration of the construction is anticipated to require approximately 120 days.
      McIntosh_Bridge_Closure - August 2021
  • Posted 6/2021 - Locust Lane / Fairmont Drive Traffic Signal
    • Work will begin in June for the preparation of a Traffic Signal at the Locust Lane/Fairmont Drive intersection.  Work is expected to continue to September.  Lane restrictions may be necessary at times throughout the project.  Anticipated signal installation is late June/early August.