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​​District 5

Counties: Berks | Carbon | Lehigh | Monroe | Northampton | Schuylkill

district 5 county map PennDOT's Engineering District 5 is responsible for the state-maintained transportation network in this region. This includes 3,344 total road miles and 2,128 total 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

Speed Limits Restored on Roadways in the Region

02/21/2019

PennDOT has lifted the speed limit restrictions that were in place on several roadways in the region.  ...Read More

Some Speed Limits Restored on Roadways in the Region

02/21/2019

Reduced Speed Limit Remains in Place on Route 80, 380, 81, 33, and 209...Read More

Most Truck Restrictions Lifted on Roadways in the Region

02/21/2019

PennDOT has lifted the commercial vehicle ban on certain vehicles on all roadways in the region with the exception of Interstate 380 in Monroe County. The ban of certain commercial vehicles will remain in place on Interstate 380 due to continued winter weather....Read More

PennDOT Limits Commercial Vehicles to Right Lane on I-78

02/20/2019

PennDOT Limits Commercial Vehicles to Right Lane on I-78<br>...Read More

ADVISORY –ALLENTOWN– THURSDAY – PennDOT, Safety Partners to Honor Law Enforcement Officers

02/19/2019

PennDOT, the Pennsylvania Aggressive Driving Enforcement and Education Project (PAADEEP), and the local Community Traffic Safety Project will honor area law enforcement officers for their exceptional participation in the program. Select officers are from Lehigh, Monroe, and Northampton County departments....Read More