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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

Information on the Proposed Improvements to the Bayfront Parkway in the City of Erie Available Online


The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that the public can view online versions of the Bayfront Parkway Central Corridor improvement alternatives presented at the first of two public meetings in the City of Erie. ...Read More

PennDOT Announces Winners of ‘Paint the Plow’ Contest in Erie County


​The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is pleased to honor the Erie County regional winners of the “Paint the Plow” safety outreach contest which promotes winter driving safety and fosters appreciation for high school art programs....Read More

PennDOT to Display Plans for the Rehabilitation of the Fredonia Road Bridge in Perry Township, Mercer County


The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) invites the public to view a display of plans for the rehabilitation of the bridge that carries Fredonia Road (Route 1001) over Little Shenango River in Perry Township, Mercer County....Read More

Ceremony to be Held to Mark Renaming of Bridge over Interstate 79 in Erie County


The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and State Representative Patrick Harkins will host a ceremony Sunday to mark the renaming of a bridge in memory of former Erie resident Major Tom Carr....Read More

PennDOT Reschedules Plans Displays for Bayfront Parkway Central Corridor Improvement Project


​​The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today the reschedule date for one of two public plans display for proposed improvements to the Bayfront Parkway Central Corridor (Route 4034)....Read More