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March 19, 2024

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Rolling Stops Tomorrow Night on I-83 in the Area of 29th Street in Harrisburg

Utility contractor to string telecommunications lines over I-83

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that nighttime rolling stops are scheduled for tomorrow night in both directions of Interstate 83 in the area or 29th Street near Harrisburg. The rolling stops will allow a utility contractor to string telecommunications lines across the interstate near 29th Street. This work is associated with the reconstruction of I-83 in the Harrisburg area.


Weather permitting, there will be rolling stops on I-83 between 9:00 PM and 6:00 AM the night of Wednesday, March 20.


Motorists should be alert and watch for stopped or slow-moving traffic.


This work is part of utility relocations associated with the first of two contracts for East Shore Section 3 of the larger I-83 Capital Beltway Project. This contract includes widening and reconstructing portions of the I-83 roadway, construction of overhead bridges at 29th Street and 19th Street, construction of the new Cameron Street Interchange, removing the 13th Street interchange, and roadway improvements along the Cameron Street, 19th Street and 29th Street corridors.


There may be significant impacts to traffic during the life of this project, including traffic shifts, lane restrictions and road closures/detours. Advance notice will be issued prior to any major traffic impacts.

New Enterprise Stone and Lime Company, Inc., of New Enterprise, PA, is the contractor on this $154,627,000 project.


All work on this contract is expected to be completed by October 12, 2027.


The second East Shore Section 3 contract is expected to be under construction from 2025 to 2028 and includes widening and reconstruction on I-83, construction of the 13th Street bridge and approaches, and construction of the 17th Street interchange and widening 17th Street.


For more information about the East Shore Section 3 and the I-83 Capital Beltway Project, go to I83 Capital Beltway- Home (


The East Shore Section 3 construction contract map can be found here: SR0083-079-Dauphin-Construction-Sequence-Graphic-2-2023.pdf (


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29th Street Bridge will close for construction

starting mid-April.

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