Local Road Construction

When the Township receives information regarding road closures, road construction, or detours, the information will be posted on this page.  If the Township is performing work that requires road closures or detours, those announcements are also posted here. 

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1. Frances Drive Watermain Replacement  

  • Project Owner: Veolia Water 
  • Project Location: Frances and Sumner Drive, See Figure 1. 
  • Contractor: Ebersole Excavating, Inc. 
  • Contact: 888-299-8972 (Veolia Customer Service) 
  • Nature of Work: Watermain and water service replacement. 
  • Additional Notes: Construction is expected to commence during this period. The project includes replacement of approximately 2,800 linear feet of water main, 42 service lines and 2 fire hydrants. Veolia anticipated that construction will be completed by December 2023. Frances Drive and Sumner Drive will be paved by the Township in 2024.

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2. Edsel Street- Road Paving  

  • Project Owner: Lower Paxton Township Authority 
  • Project Location: Edsel Street between Locust Lane and Arminda Street. 
  • Impacted Streets: Edsel Street will need to be closed for approximately 3 days during this next period so that Edsel Street can be paved. The road will be reopened at the end of each working day. 
  • Notes: A detour will be established while work is completed. Residents will be notified as as street parking will not be permitted during working hours, and vehicular access to properties will be limited at times when the asphalt is cooling. 

3. Devonshire Area- Mini Basins BC-7A,7B,7C,7D,8C,8D  

  • Project Owner: Lower Paxton Township Authority 
  • Project Location: See map 
  • Impacted Streets (this period): DOLI- Devonshire Heights from Devonshire Road to Veterans Lane. Veolia- Kenwood Avenue. I/I Crew- Meadowbrook Drive and Oak Avenue. 
  • Contractor: Lower Paxton Township I/I Crew, DOLI Construction Corp., and Veolia Water 
  • LPT Field Contact: John Shear (717-585-1655) or Eric Morgan (717-554-9052). 
  • Nature of Work: Large scale sanitary and storm sewer replacement project. 
  • Additional Notes: Typical working hours will be Monday through Thursday 7:00 am to 4:30 pm. The crew will maintain access to properties and allow school buses and refuse trucks through work zones. 
  • Fairmont Closure: Fairmont Drive is open to thru traffic at this time. Additional temporary closures will be required in the coming weeks to allow for the final wearing course pavement restoration. 

4. Bridge Closure- Old Locust Lane  

  • Project Owner: Lower Paxton Township 
  • Impacted Streets: Old Locust Lane (see Figure 2). 
  • LPT Field Contact: Tim Nolt (717-278-5423) 
  • Notes: On February 24, Old Locust Lane was closed to thru traffic due to an issue with the bridge structure. The Township’s Engineer performed an inspection and recommended that the bridge remain closed. The Township is working with the Engineer to evaluate options for replacement of this structure. Consequently, this road will remain closed to thru traffic for the foreseeable future. 

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 5. Locust Lane Watermain Project  

  • Project Owner: Veolia Water 
  • Project Location: Locust Lane from Rutherford Road to Embassy Drive (See Figure 3) 
  • Contractor: EK Services, Inc. 
  • Contact: 888-299-8972 (Veolia Customer Service) 
  • Nature of Work: Watermain replacement and water service reconnection. 
  • Additional Notes: PennDOT is evaluating their storm sewer system in this area before final restoration can occur. It is likely that portions of PennDOT’s storm sewer system will need to be replaced before the road can be paved. PennDOT indicated that at the earliest, construction is anticipated during the 2024 construction season. This project will be removed from future updates until PennDOT determines the scope of its project.  

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6. Woodlawn Drive Watermain Replacement  

  • Project Owner: Veolia Water 
  • Project Location: Woodlawn Drive between Crestwood Drive and Ashwood Way. 
  • Contractor: DSW Services, LLC. 
  • Contact: 888-299-8972 (Veolia Customer Service) 
  • Nature of Work: Watermain and water service replacement. 
  • Additional Notes: Watermain and water service work is 100% complete. Pavement restoration is currently in process.