Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

District 5 Accomplishments

District 5 Accomplishments

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

October 2022

Working For You

In District 5, 63 projects are underway or expected to start or go out for bid this year, with a total value of $116.6 million. You can find weekly updates of planned department maintenance activities on the District 5 page.

From January 2022 through October 2022, 24 construction contracts for highway, bridge, and other improvement projects were completed in the district through PennDOT's private-sector partners.

District 5 Accomplishments

45

Bridges Repaired, Replaced, or Preserved*

188

Miles of Roadway Improved*

63

Projects+

$167.5

Million in Projects+

45

Bridges Repaired, Replaced, or Preserved*

188

Miles of Roadway Improved*

63

Projects+

$167.5

Million in Projects+

+ Underway or expected to start or go out for bid this year in District 5 | * From January 2022 Through October 2022

45 bridges were repaired, replaced, or preserved by PennDOT or industry forces through October 2022. 188 miles of roadway were improved by department or partner crews through October 2022. This includes 73.5 miles of paving. See projects happening or planned near you at PennDOT's Project Website.

District 5 has put out 182 bridge projects and 413 projects for roadway and other improvement projects worth approximately $1.89 billion since January 2015.

How Do We Calculate These Numbers?

2021 In Review

61 bridges were repaired, replaced, or preserved by PennDOT or industry forces in 2021. 459 miles of roadway were improved by department or partner crews in 2020. This includes 63 miles of paving.

Fast Facts

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

3,344

State-Maintained Road Miles

2,128

State-Maintained Bridges

752

Employees *

3,344

State-Maintained Road Miles

2,128

State-Maintained Bridges

752

Employees *

* Filled salaried positions. Does not include wage jobs, which fluctuate seasonally.

Stay Informed

PennDOT's 11 Engineering Districts throughout the state maintain, restore, and expand the state's highway systems. Each office does its part to deliver a safe and efficient transportation system on the nearly 40,000 miles of highway and rougly 25,400 bridges that PennDOT is reponsible for. More information about PennDOT's operations and the state highway system is available in PennDOT's Fact Book (PDF).

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