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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

Road Ahead - December Edition


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.. Read More

Speed Limit/s Restored on Roadways in Northwest Region


Oil City, PA – PennDOT has lifted the speed limit restrictions that were in place on two highways in the northwest region.&nbsp; <br>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. . Read More

PennDOT Reduces Speed Limits on Two Highways in Northwest Region


Due to the severity of the winter storm, PennDOT is temporarily reducing the speed limit on Interstate 90 and Interstate 86 in Erie County. Read More

PennDOT Urges Drivers to Use Caution During Winter Weather


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.. Read More

PennDOT Posts 10-Ton Weight Restriction On Roads in Venango, Crawford Counties


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.. Read More