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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

Route 8 in Venango County Reopened as Reconstruction Project Enters the Final Phase of Work


The two-year, $32.6 million project to repair and reconstruct nearly 10 miles of Route 8 from Georgetown Road (Route 3004) in Irwin Township to Polk Cutoff Road (Route 3024) in Sandycreek Township in Venango County is nearly complete. ...Read More

PennDOT, Safety Partners Warn Against Impaired Driving During Halloween


The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and its safety partners is urging motorists to celebrate safely this Halloween season and never drive under the influence of drugs or alcohol....Read More

Repairs Underway on Interstate 80 in Mercer County


​Work has started on a project to make repairs to the first 15 miles of Interstate 80 eastbound and westbound in Lackawannock, East Lackawannock, and Shenango townships, Mercer County....Read More

Work Wraps Up on the First Year of a Paving Project on Interstate 79 in Crawford and Erie Counties


​The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that work is wrapping up on year one of a two-year project to improve nearly 11 miles of Interstate 79 in Crawford and Erie counties....Read More

PennDOT Announces Virtual Plans Display for Route 699 Bridge Replacement Project in Summit Township, Erie County


​The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) invites the public to a virtual plans display for the bridge replacement on Route 699 over tributary of Walnut Creek in Summit Township, Erie County. ...Read More