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12/11/2017
Attached is the December edition of the Road Ahead newsletter, an educational tool that presents science and safety topics. This issue offers winter safety tips for new and experienced drivers, as well as facts about PennDOT’s winter roadway maintenance plan.
 
12/8/2017
Oil City, PA – PennDOT has lifted the speed limit restrictions that were in place on two highways in the northwest region. Due to the winter storm impacting the region, speed limits were reduced earlier today to 45 mph on Interstate 90 and Interstate 86 in Erie County. All speeds are restored to their usual posted limits.
 
12/7/2017
Due to the severity of the winter storm, PennDOT is temporarily reducing the speed limit on Interstate 90 and Interstate 86 in Erie County
 
12/6/2017
Oil City, PA – Winter weather with the potential for snow squalls and gusty winds is in the forecast for areas of northwestern Pennsylvania over the next few days.
 
11/29/2017
Permanent, year-round, 10-ton weight restrictions are being posted on Route 1008 (Merrick Street) in Pleasantville Borough, Venango County, and on Route 2035 (Williamson Road) in West Mead Township, Crawford County.
 
11/22/2017
Oil City, PA – The Mercer Borough and Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) invite the public to a meeting regarding the South Diamond Street streetscape project.
 
11/22/2017
Attached is the November edition of the Road Trip newsletter, an educational tool that presents science and safety topics. This issue focuses on seat belts and how they work to keep drivers and passengers safe.
 
11/21/2017
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation invites the public to a meeting regarding the Route 6 (Conneaut Lake Road) Intersection Improvement Roundabout Project
 
11/21/2017
PennDOT’s northwestern region is prepared for winter weather, and is urging motorists to prepare as well.
 
11/14/2017
Oil City, PA – To increase safety on Pennsylvania’s roadways during the busy holiday season, law enforcement agencies in Erie, Mercer, Venango, and Warren counties will join the Pennsylvania State Police and nearly 250 local departments statewide to participate in increased seat-belt enforcement from November 20 through December 3.
 
11/6/2017
Seven state roads in PennDOT's northwest region are closed due to storm damage
 
11/2/2017
Oil City, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) northwest region invites the public to vote on five plows decorated by Warren and Forest county high school students as part of the “Paint the Plow” program.
 
10/30/2017
Temporary traffic signals and long-term lane restrictions on the Hunter Station Bridge in Forest County are scheduled to be removed on Tuesday, October 31, and two-way traffic patterns restored.
 
10/22/2017
Oil City, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Northwest Regional Highway Safety Network, the Pennsylvania DUI Association, the Traffic Injury Prevention Project, and local law enforcement officers Friday partnered with Sharon Area High School officials to present a National Teen Driver Safety Week program.
 
10/19/2017
Oil City, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Northwest Regional Highway Safety Network, the Pennsylvania DUI Association, the Pennsylvania State Police, the Traffic Injury Prevention Project, and the Erie County Sheriff’s Office today partnered with Harbor Creek High School officials to present a National Teen Driver Safety Week program.
 
10/18/2017
Oil City, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Northwest Regional Highway Safety Network, the Pennsylvania DUI Association, S.A.D.D., the Traffic Injury Prevention Project, and the Warren County Sheriff’s Office, and the Youngsville Police Department today partnered with Youngsville High School officials to present a National Teen Driver Safety Week program.
 
10/17/2017
Oil City, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Northwest Regional Highway Safety Network, the Pennsylvania DUI Association, Stand Tall, Crawford County Sheriff’s Office, the Traffic Injury Prevention Project, and the Titusville Police Department today partnered with Titusville High School officials to present a National Teen Driver Safety Week program.
 
10/17/2017
PennDOT’s northwest region today launched its 2017 online survey, asking customers in Crawford, Erie, Forest, Mercer, Venango, and Warren counties for their input to help the agency identify opportunities to improve its operations.
 
10/16/2017
Oil City, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), and more than 100 municipal police departments today announced they are conducting a regional teen seat belt mobilization to coincide with National Teen Driver Safety Week, which runs through October 21.
 
10/16/2017
Oil City, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Northwest Regional Highway Safety Network, the Pennsylvania DUI Association, S.A.D.D., and Pennsylvania State Police today partnered with Rocky Grove High School officials to present a National Teen Driver Safety Week program.