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District 1

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

district 1 county map 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

Route 8 Bridge Replacement Project to Begin in Barkeyville Borough, Venango County


A project to replace the 79-year old bridge that carries Route 8 over a tributary of Wolf Creek in Barkeville Borough, Venango County will start next month....Read More

Weekend Work Scheduled on Interstate 80 in Mercer County


Lane restrictions will be in place from 7 AM to 7 PM Saturday and Sunday, July 21 and 22 on Interstate 80 in East Lackawannock and Findley townships, Mercer County, due to ongoing resurfacing work....Read More

PennDOT, Safety Partners to Host Bicycle Rodeo in Oil City, Venango County


The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Venango Area Chamber of Commerce, and Cub Scout Pack 17 of Oil City will hold a free children’s bicycle rodeo on July 21, 2018. ...Read More

Live Free Ride Alive Motorcycle Program Appearing At Roar on the Shore in Erie


As part of the Wolf Administration’s emphasis on highway safety, Live Free Ride Alive (LFRA), PennDOT’s comprehensive motorcycle safety program, will sponsor a booth at Roar on the Shore in Erie July 18-21....Read More

PennDOT Reminds Motorists to Follow Posted Detour for Route 97 Bridge Project in Erie County


The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is reminding motorists to watch for work zone and detour signs posted in connection with the Route 97 (Route 197) bridge rehabilitation project in Union Township, Erie County....Read More