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: 1/6/2021
    • This information was provided to the Township from PennDOT:

      Weekend Detour Set for Megoulas Boulevard Near Harrisburg (1/8 - 1/10)
      Harrisburg, PA – Motorists in Dauphin County are advised a weekend detour is scheduled for Megoulas Boulevard at Interstate 83 in Lower Paxton Township near the City of Harrisburg.
      A contractor will be removing the remaining sections of a bridge that once carried northbound and southbound I-83 over Megoulas Boulevard.
      Megoulas Boulevard will be closed at the bridge at approximately 9 PM Friday, January 8, and will reopen the night of Sunday, January 10. A detour will be in place using Arlington Avenue, Londonderry Road and Wood Street.
      This work is not expected to impact traffic on I-83.
      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.
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