Frequently Asked Questions

Below are answers to some frequently asked questions about the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

  
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How can I get emergency roadside assistance from Kentucky's SAFE Patrol?
Emergency motorist assistance is available by calling 877-FOR-KYTC. The service is free of charge; however, if a wrecker is required, the motorist is responsible for payment.For more information visit: http://transportation.ky.gov/Incident-Management/Pages/Safe-Patrol.aspx
 
How do I report a pothole?
Where is the Kentucky driver's manual available?
Kentucky State Police administer the Commonwealth's driver testing program. The Kentucky Driver Manual is accessible online at the Kentucky State Police web site: http://www.kentuckystatepolice.org/pdf/2011_ky_drivers_manual.pdf
 
I am planning a trip through or travel within Kentucky. How do I find travel information?
Current travel information for major routes is available by telephone or online. Call 511 or 1-866-737-3767; or visit http://511.ky.gov
 
Does the Transportation Cabinet offer college scholarships?
Yes. We have two types of scholarships: Civil Engineering Scholarships and the Civil Engineering Technology Scholarships
 
For more information visit http://transportation.ky.gov/Education/Pages/scholarships.aspx
 
How do I request that an engineer make a classroom presentation through the Kentucky Engineering Exposure Network (KEEN) program?
For more information about the Kentucky Engineering Exposure Network, visit http://transportation.ky.gov/Education/Pages/KEEN.aspx

Contact your local KEEN coordinator to request that an engineer make a presentation. A list of area coordinators is available at http://transportation.ky.gov/Education/Pages/KEEN.aspx
During snow and ice, which roads are cleared by the Transportation Cabinet, and in what priority?
Click the following link to view each county's priority network: http://transportation.ky.gov/Maintenance/Pages/Snow-and-Ice-Priority-Maps.aspx
 
How can my volunteer group adopt a highway?
It's easy to join over 900 groups that are working to improve the roadside environment in Kentucky. Visit http://adopt-a-highway.ky.gov for more information.
How can I find my county's highway district.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has 12 highway districts. For a map of the districts, visit http://transportation.ky.gov/Pages/Highway-Districts.aspx
Where can I find a listing of public meetings about highway projects?
How do roads get built?
Information on how roads get built is available in the "Road Work Ahead" pamphlet available at: http://transportation.ky.gov/Planning/Documents/publicdiagram_new.pdf
Where do I find information on Kentucky ferries?
The Transportation Cabinet's Division of Planning has more information on ferryboat operations in Kentucky. Learn more at: http://transportation.ky.gov/Ferries
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Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
200 Mero Street
Frankfort, KY 40622
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Phone: (502) 564-1257

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Phone: (502) 564-4890

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