The Lebanon County MPO transportation program covers all of the municipalities in Lebanon County, with the exception of Palmyra Borough.

 

Major Corridors within the region include:

Major East-West Corridor

I-78, I-76, US 22, US 322, and US 422, connecting the region with Harrisburg and the Lehigh Valley.

Major North-South Corridor

I-81, PA 72 and PA 501, connecting the region with Lancaster and Scranton-Wilkes-Barre.

Transit

Lebanon Transit (LT) is the area’s primary provider of public transit.  LT provides public transit service along major highway routes within the City of Lebanon and surrounding municipalities.  LT also provides transit service to the senior citizens and disabled in the Lebanon County area, with additional service into Hershey and the Hershey Medical Center.  The LT Park-and-Ride is located at PA 934 and I-81 near Fort Indiantown Gap, and provides daily express bus service into Harrisburg.

 

Aviation

Four general aviation airports are located throughout Lebanon County.  Residents of Lebanon County travel either to the Harrisburg International Airport or Lancaster Regional Airport for scheduled commercial airline service.

 

Rail Freight

Norfolk Southern’s mainline passes through the heart of Lebanon County, connecting Harrisburg to the west and Reading and Philadelphia to the east.  Along this mainline, Norfolk Southern provides freight services to small industries, and also has a small yard in the City of Lebanon.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transportation Program- First Four Years (2013-2016)

To maintain and improve the existing transportation system in the Lebanon MPO, several key transportation projects are included in first four years of the 2013-2024 Twelve Year Transportation Program.  Some of these key projects include:

 

· Lebanon Valley Rail Trail Phase 9

· US 22 Resurfacing East to I-78

· 9th & 10th Street Bridges in Lebanon City

· Inwood Iron Bridge Replacement

· White Oak Street Bridge Rehabilitation

· Colebrook Road Bridge Replacement

· Horseshoe Pike Bridge 1 and 2 Rehabilitations

· Ramona Road and US 422 Safety Improvements

 

Transportation Program- Second Four Years (2017-2020)

Due to the cost and timing of projects in the first four years of the 2013-2024 Twelve Year Transportation Program, several projects will overlap and continue in the second four years of the Program.  Some of these key projects include:

 

· S. Spruce St. Bridge Replacement – Local Bridge

· Allentown Blvd. Bridge Replacement

· US 422 Sinkhole Repair