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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 Winners of ‘Paint the Plow’ Contest


​The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is pleased to honor the Venango 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

Online Voting Open for Paint the Plow Program in Warren and Forest Counties


​The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) northwest region District 1 invites the public to vote on seven plows decorated by high school students in Warren and Forest counties as part of the “Paint the Plow” program....Read More

PennDOT, Safety Partners Join Eisenhower High School to Educate Teens about Dangers of Reckless Driving


The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Northwest Regional Highway Safety Network, Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD), and local law enforcement officers partnered today with Eisenhower High School officials to present a teen driver safety program....Read More

PennDOT Announces Public Plans Display for the Orangeville Road Bridge Replacement Project in City of Hermitage, Mercer County


​The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) invites the public to a plans display regarding the superstructure replacement of the Orangeville Road (Route 3019) bridge over Towel Works Run in the City of Hermitage, Mercer County....Read More

PennDOT Reduces Speed Limit on Interstate 80 in Mercer County


Due winter weather conditions, PennDOT has temporarily reduced the speed limit on Interstate 80 in Mercer County from the Ohio state line to Exit 19 (Interstate 79 interchange)....Read More