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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

Northwest PennDOT Employees Honored with Governor’s Award for Excellence


Oil City, PA -- Five employees of PennDOT’s northwest region were among seven state employees who have been honored with a Governor’s Award for Excellence for their role in relocating approximately 130,000 mussels from the construction area of the Hunter Station Bridge in Forest County.. Read More

Improvement Project to begin on West Road in Erie County


Oil City, PA – Motorists will have a smoother ride on a 3.2-mile-long section of West Road in McKean Township and McKean Borough in Erie County following completion of a $3.4 million resurfacing project that is to begin next week.. Read More

Improvement Project to Begin on Route 208 in Mercer County


Oil City, PA – A $2.2 million project that will give motorists a smoother ride on Route 208 in Springfield and Pine townships in Mercer County is expected to begin next week.. Read More

Closure Scheduled on Route 6/19 in Crawford County


​Oil City, PA – A section of Route 6/19 in Crawford County is scheduled to be closed beginning next month in connection with the construction of a new roundabout in Saegertown Borough.. Read More

Road Ahead - May edition


​Attached is the May edition of the Road Ahead newsletter, an educational tool that presents safety topics related to transportation. This issue focuses on teen driver safety and the Teen Driver Competition held throughout Northwest Pennsylvania in April. . Read More