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Evacuation Centers

Emergency Evacuation Centers for TMI Incidents**

These emergency evacuation routes have been identified by Exelon Nuclear for people living within ten miles of the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant (the Emergency Planning Zone, or EPZ). Other parts of Dauphin County may be called upon to evacuate based upon need.
Directions to Reception Centers
  • Conewago Township: Take 743 North to I-81 North to Route 209 South (Exit 107) to Williams Valley High School.
  • Derry Township: Take Route 39 North and Route 743 North to Route 22 East to Northern Lebanon High School.
  • Harrisburg City: Take I-81 South to Exit 20, right to Route 997, left onto Main St, left onto Scotland Road to Faust School .
  • Highspire Borough: Take PA Turnpike West to I-81 South to Exit 20, right to Route 997, left onto Main St, left onto Scotland Road to Faust School.
  • Hummelstown Borough: Take Route 39 North to I-81 North to Route 209 South (Exit 107) to Williams Valley High School.
  • Londonderry Township: Take Route 283 East to Route 743 North to I-81 North to Route 209 South (Exit 107) to Williams Valley High School.
  • Lower Paxton Township: Take I-83 North to I-81 South to Shippensburg University.
  • Lower Swatara Township: Take Route 283 East to Route 743 North to PA Turnpike (Route 76) via maintenance access gate; East to Exit 266, Route 72 North to Route 419 East to Route 501 North to Route 78 East to Exit 29B, Route 61 North to Schuylkill Haven to Blue Mountain High School.
  • Middletown Borough: If East of Spruce Street, take Vine Street North to Route 283 East to Route 743 North to PA Turnpike (Route 76) via maintenance access gate, east to Exit 266, Route 72 North to Route 419 East to Route 501 North to Route 78 East to Exit 29B, Route 61 North to Blue Mountain High School. If West of Spruce Street: Take North Union Street north through Fruehauf Service Plaza to PA Turnpike (Route 76) East to Exit 266, Route 72 North to Route 419 East to Route 501 North to Route 78 East to Exit 29B to reception center. OR Take North Union Street north to Route 283 East to Route 743 North to PA Turnpike (Route 76) via maintenance access gate, East to Exit 266, Route 72 North to Route 419 East to Route 501 North to Route 78 East to Exist 29B, Route 61 North to Blue Mountain High School.
  • Paxtang Borough: Take I-83 North to I-81 South to Shippensburg University.
  • Royalton Borough: Take local route East to Route 230 East to Route 283 East to Route 743 North to Pennsylvania Turnpike (Route 76) via maintenance access gate, east to Exit 266, Route 72 North to Route 419 East to Route 501 North to Route 78 East to Exit 29B, Route 61 North to Blue Mountain High School.
  • South Hanover Township: Take Route 39 North to I-81 North to Route 209 South (exit 107) to Williams Valley High School.
  • Steelton Borough: Take PA Turnpike West to I-81 South to Exit 20, turn right to Route 997, left on Main St, Left onto Scotland Road to Faust School.
  • Swatara Township: Take I-83 North to I-81 South to Shippensburg University.
**These routes may change in the event of an actual emergency, depending on actual road and weather conditions and wind direction. Follow the directions given on the radio if they differ from those routes shown above.

 

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