PennDOT closing I-81NB rest stop in Newville for HVAC work

15 March 2024- The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that the northbound Interstate 81 (Newville) rest area in Cumberland County will be closed next week so a contractor can install a new heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system in the rest area facility. The rest area is located just north of Exit 37 (Route 233/Newville) in Penn Township.

This work is scheduled for 6:00 AM Tuesday, March 19, to 4:00 PM Thursday, March 21. The building and parking area will be closed during this time.

The next available rest area is just south of Exit 80 (Grantville/Hershey) in Dauphin County.