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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

PennDOT Announces Regional Innovations Challenge Winners


​The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that a team of students from the Northwest PA Collegiate Academy in Erie County has been selected as the PennDOT District 1 winner for its third Innovations Challenge. ...Read More

Removal of the Cambridge Springs Bridge in Crawford County to Start Next Week


​Work is expected to start next week to remove the bridge that carries Route 6 over French Creek in Cambridge Springs Borough, Crawford County....Read More

PennDOT Reduces Speed Limit on Interstates in Northwest Region


Due winter weather conditions, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has temporarily reduced the speed limit on Interstates 79 and 80 in Erie, Crawford, Venango and Mercer counties....Read More

PennDOT Urges Drivers to Use Caution during Winter Weather


​The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is alerting drivers that wintry weather with possible sleet and snow is forecast for portions of northwestern Pennsylvania tonight....Read More

PennDOT Restores Speed Limit on Interstates in Northwest Region


The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has restored the speed limit on interstates in Erie, Crawford, Mercer, and Venango counties. ...Read More