The state Department of Transportation now offers an email alert system to notify residents of construction projects and travel advisories.

Residents of York, Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon and Perry counties can also view news releases about projects.

To subscribe to the email service for south central Pennsylvania, go to PennDOT's main website at www.dot.state.pa.us, click on "PennDOT Organizations," then "Engineering Districts & County Maintenance Organizations," then on "District 8" in the statewide map, and then click on either "News Releases" or "Local Traffic Advisories" to subscribe