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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

Erie Driver License Center Closed Wednesday

02/16/2021

​The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that, due to a schedule power outage by Penelec, the PennDOT Driver License Center at 7200 Peach St., Suite 480, in Erie will be closed on Wednesday Feb. 17 along with some other businesses in the area. ...Read More

Restrictions Lifted on Interstates in Erie County

02/16/2021

​The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has restored the speed limit and lifted vehicle restrictions on Interstates 86 and 90 in Erie County....Read More

PennDOT Removes Restrictions on Interstates 79 and 80

02/16/2021

​The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has lifted the temporary restriction on certain vehicles and restored the speed limits on Interstates 79 and 80 in the northwest region. ...Read More

PennDOT Removes Restrictions on Interstates in Mercer County

02/16/2021

​The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has lifted the temporary restriction on certain vehicles on Interstate 376 and restored the speed limit on Interstate 79 south of Interstate 80 in Mercer County. Vehicle and speed restrictions remain on other interstates in the northwest region....Read More

PennDOT Reduces Speed Limits on Interstates in Northwest Pennsylvania

02/15/2021

Due to the severity of the winter storm, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has put temporary speed reductions on interstates 80 in Northwest Pennsylvania....Read More