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District 1

Counties: Crawford | Erie | Forest | Mercer | Venango | Warren

PennDOT’s Engineering District 1 is responsible for the state-maintained transportation network in this region. This includes over 3,600 road miles and over 2,000 bridges.

We also work with local governments, elected officials, stakeholders and the public on keeping people and goods moving safely and efficiently in this region.

Press Releases

PennDOT, Safety Partners Urge Motorists to Avoid Distracted Driving Behaviors


il City, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Northwest Regional Highway Safety Network, and Millcreek Township Police Department today urged motorists to be aware of the dangers of distracted driving as part of an event highlighting “Daniel’s Law” and honoring motorcyclists Daniel Gallatin.. Read More

Duncomb Street, Oil City, Venango County to Be Closed for Continued Demolition Work


Oil City, PA – All lanes of Duncomb Street between Seneca Street and Elm Street (Business Route 8) in Oil City, Venango County will be closed at noon Monday, February 27.. Read More

Interchange Road / Zimmerly Road Improvement Project to Resume in Erie County


Oil City – Work on a $20.9 million, multi-year project to improve the safety and efficiency of Interchange Road/Zimmerly Road in Millcreek Township, Erie County is scheduled to resume soon.. Read More

PennDOT Addressing Pothole Problems in Northwest Region


Oil City PA -- Midwinter warm spells might make the season easier on residents living in northwest Pennsylvania, but they have been tough on roads in the region.. Read More

Bridge Rehabilitation, Roundabout Work to Resume in Saegertown;Detour Announced for Crawford County Project


Work is to resume soon on a $7 million project to rehabilitate the Brookhouser Road Bridge on Route 198 in Crawford County and build a roundabout at the adjacent intersection of Route 6 and Route 198 in Saegertown Borough.. Read More