1885 N. McCullough Street, Lima, OH 45801 • Phone: 419-222-9055
Chris Hughes, P.E., District Deputy Director
ODOT District 1 serves Allen, Defiance, Hancock, Hardin, Paulding, Putnam, Van Wert and Wyandot counties in northwest Ohio, including the greater Lima, Findlay and Defiance regions. Headquartered in Lima, the district maintains over 3,200 lane miles of interstate, federal, and state highways and over 800 bridges throughout its eight-county region.
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Projects Open for Public Comment
Learn more about transportation projects currently open for public comment.
Know before you go with Ohio's official traffic website and mobile app! See traffic alerts; weather, flooding and incident-related road closures; live cameras; and more.
Right-of-Way and Utility Permits
Work performed along state right-of-way may require a permit from ODOT. Learn more here and apply for a permit online.
Roadway Defects and Damage Claims
Experience damage as a result of a pothole or debris on a state highway? Use this form to report it to us.
The Adopt-A-Highway program allows communities and residents of Ohio to help keep their state clean and free from litter.
Becoming more common in Ohio, roundabouts are one of the most effective intersection improvements available.
A Restricted Crossing U-Turn (RCUT) is a non-traditional intersection that can ease traffic movements and enhance safety.
View and order the official Ohio transportation map, and access other various state maps.