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District 1 News

4/9/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) District 1, which serves Crawford, Erie, Forest, Mercer, Venango, and Warren counties, has dispatched plow trucks in response to the snowy weather that remains in the forecast for portions of the northwest region today into Friday.
 
4/7/2020
Work is expected to resume next week on Old Route 8 (Route 3013) as part of phase one of the reconstruction of Route 8 in Sandycreek, Irwin and Victory townships, in Venango County.
 
3/30/2020
Daylight closures are planned for the left lane of Interstate 80 eastbound between mile marker 3 to mile marker 4 in Mercer County. The closures are expected to be in place today and tomorrow, March 30 and 31, 2020.
 
3/27/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today the plans for rehabilitation project on the Pageville Road (Route 3010) Bridge in Elk Creek Township, Erie County continue to be available online.
 
3/26/2020
​Daylight closures are planned for the left lane of Interstate 80 eastbound between mile marker 3 to mile marker 4 in Mercer County.
 
3/18/2020
​The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will be reopening select rest areas across Pennsylvania for truck parking. PennDOT rest areas were closed at midnight Tuesday in response to Governor Tom Wolf’s mitigation guidance regarding COVID-19.
 
3/17/2020
​In response to COVID-19, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has suspended all construction projects until further notice.
 
3/17/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today the scheduled plans display for rehabilitation project on the Pageville Road (Route 3010) Bridge in Elk Creek Township, Erie County is postponed.
 
3/13/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is reminding drivers to avoid driving under the influence over the St. Patrick’s Day holiday weekend.
 
3/13/2020
​​The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has updated the proposed detour for the replacement of the bridge that carries Springfield Church Road (Route 2007) over Mill Creek in Findley Township, Mercer County.
 
3/11/2020
A resurfacing project that will give motorists a smoother ride on more than nine miles of Route 27 in Troy and Randolph townships, Crawford County is scheduled to start soon.
 
3/10/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) invites the public to a plans display regarding the superstructure replacement of the Pageville Road (Route 3010) Bridge over the West Branch of Cussewago Creek in Elk Creek Township, Erie County.
 
3/10/2020
​Route 8 southbound is reopened in Venango following the cleanup of metal shavings off the roadway.
 
3/10/2020
The anticipated start date for the project to reconstruct more than 17 miles of Route 8 in Venango County has been rescheduled due to unexpected delays in the supply of materials.
 
3/10/2020
The second year of work is expected to start soon on the $37.6 million reconstruction and rehabilitation on Interstate 90 near the Ohio state line in Springfield Township, Erie County.
 
3/10/2020
All lanes of Route 8 southbound are closed in Venango County from the exit for Route 308 (Bullion/Pearl) to the on ramp for Interstate 80 in Barkeyville Borough due metal shavings on the roadway.
 
3/8/2020
Route 208 is closed in Venango County from the intersection with Route 308 in Clintonville Borough to the intersection with Route 8 in Barkeyville Borough due to a crash.
 
3/4/2020
​The Wolf Administration today announced a two-year project that will give motorists a smoother ride on nearly 12 miles of Route 8 by reconstructing the interstate lookalike in Sandycreek, Irwin, and Victory townships, Venango County.
 
3/2/2020
​ Peach Street (Route 19) has reopened in Summit Township in Erie County following a downed utility.
 
3/2/2020
​Peach Street (Route 19) remains closed between Townhall Road and Robinson Road in Summit Township in Erie County due to downed utility.