If you've experienced damage to your vehicle or property and would like to submit a claim to the commonwealth, please carefully review the following information. The commonwealth's Bureau of Risk and Insurance Management (BRIM) within the Department of General Services is responsible for determining if a claim should be paid. BRIM is not associated with PennDOT.
BRIM requires PennDOT to review all claims associated with state-owned highways before they make a determination whether to pay.
Property Damage Claims
Damage claims not related to line paint need to be reviewed by our county maintenance office in which the occurrence was located. After you have downloaded the claim form (PDF) complete sections 1, 3 and 4. Save the form and email it to RA-PDOTDAMAGE@pa.gov. Your claim will be forwarded to the appropriate county office. Please note that incomplete information may cause your form to be returned and delay your claim.
Upon verification by PennDOT your form will be sent to BRIM for processing, and a representative from that office will contact you.
LINE PAINT CLAIMS
If you need to submit a claim regarding getting line paint on your vehicle, please click on the county in which the incident occurred below. You will then be given directions on how to file a claim for that county. Note: You will be required to provide the date, time, county, state route number and area of the occurrence.