About Us

​While our work spans across modes and departments, the more than 4,000 employees at the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) are driven to provide an efficient transportation system to safely move people and goods and deliver first-class programs and services to Kentuckians. KYTC’s 12 Department of Highway districts improve the quality of life in every corner of the state by overseeing construction projects, maintaining nearly 28,000 miles of highways and 9,000 state bridges, and keeping state routes passable during snow and ice season. There’s more to us than roads and bridges! Kentucky's booming aviation presence spurs the economy and is home to three global air cargo hubs. We also oversee the state's motor vehicle and driver services, including driver’s license issuance and vehicle registration.


To provide a safe, efficient, environmentally sound and fiscally responsible transportation system that delivers economic opportunity and enhances the quality of life in Kentucky.

Striving to be national leaders in transportation who provide transportation infrastructure and services for the 21st century that delivers new economic opportunities for all Kentuckians.


The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is committed to meet or exceed the needs and expectations of our customers. Our focus is on people: our customers, our employees and our partners.

We will continually improve both the delivery of our products and services and the processes which support that delivery. As we progress through the 21st century, we recognize that change is inevitable. We will strive to manage that change to the benefit of all our stakeholders.

 ‭(Hidden)‬ Core Values

Connecting the Commonwealth

connecting all corners of the Commonwealth through safe and reliable roads, bridges, airports, railways, waterways, and walkways 

Driving the Economy

p​roviding a comprehensive transportation system and transportation services that encourage economic growth and diversity across Kentucky

Serving the Taxpayers

providing timely, responsive service for all Kentucky taxpayers while treating taxpayer dollars as if they were our own

Cultivating a Dynamic Culture

creating a culture of honor, empowerment, and safety where all KYTC employees are holistically valued as professionals

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