Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
Agency overview
Formed 1912[1]
Jurisdiction Commonwealth of Kentucky
Headquarters 200 Mero Street
Frankfort, Kentucky 40622
38°12′05″N 84°52′26″W / 38.2013248°N 84.8740025°W / 38.2013248; -84.8740025[2]Coordinates: 38°12′05″N 84°52′26″W / 38.2013248°N 84.8740025°W / 38.2013248; -84.8740025[3]
Agency executive
  • Greg Thomas, Secretary of Transportation
Child agency

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is Kentucky's state-funded agency charged with building and maintaining U.S. highways and Kentucky state highways, as well as regulating other transportation related issues.

The Transportation Cabinet is led by the Kentucky Secretary of Transportation, who is appointed by the governor of Kentucky. The current Secretary is Mike Hancock, who was appointed by Democratic Governor Steve Beshear.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet headquarters in Frankfort, Kentucky.

As of October 2012, KYTC maintains 27,562.975 miles (44,358.308 km) of roadways in the state.[5]


The Transportation Cabinet is composed of four operating Departments, headed by Commissioners, and ten support offices, headed by Executive Directors. Those units are subdivided into Divisions headed by Directors.

Highway Districts

Map of KYTC districts

KYTC organizes the state into twelve highway districts.[7]

District Counties State-Maintained Mileage[5]
1 Ballard, Calloway, Carlisle, Crittenden, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, Livingston, Lyon, McCracken, Marshall, Trigg 2832.668
2 Caldwell, Christian, Daviess, Hancock, Henderson, Hopkins, McLean, Muhlenberg, Ohio, Union, Webster 3280.381
3 Allen, Barren, Butler, Edmonson, Logan, Metcalfe, Monroe, Simpson, Todd, Warren 2468.612
4 Breckinridge, Grayson, Green, Hardin, Hart, LaRue, Marion, Meade, Nelson, Taylor, Washington 2912.594
5 Bullitt, Franklin, Henry, Jefferson, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer, Trimble 1771.010
6 Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Harrison, Kenton, Owen, Pendleton, Robertson 1914.398
7 Anderson, Bourbon, Boyle, Clark, Fayette, Garrard, Jessamine, Madison, Mercer, Montgomery, Scott, Woodford 2177.906
8 Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Lincoln, McCreary, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Russell, Wayne 2397.633
9 Bath, Boyd, Carter, Elliott, Fleming, Greenup, Lewis, Mason, Nicholas, Rowan 2023.926
10 Breathitt, Estill, Jackson, Lee, Magoffin, Menifee, Morgan, Owsley, Perry, Powell, Wolfe 1839.196
11 Bell, Clay, Harlan, Jackson, Knox, Laurel, Leslie, Whitley 2060.385
12 Floyd, Johnson, Knott, Lawrence, Letcher, Martin, Pike 1884.266


  1. "Commonwealth of Kentucky". Commonwealth of Kentucky.
  2. Schneider, Adam (2012). "GPS Visualizer: Quick Geocoder". Retrieved 2012-02-13.
  3. Schneider, Adam (2012). "GPS Visualizer: Quick Geocoder". Retrieved 2012-02-13.
  4. "Kentucky Transportation Cabinet - KYTC". Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. 2011. Retrieved 2012-02-13.
  5. 1 2 "State Primary Road System Mileage Report" (PDF). Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. October 1, 2012. Retrieved November 11, 2012.
  6. "Commonwealth of Kentucky" (PDF). Commonwealth of Kentucky. Retrieved 23 April 2012.
  7. "Highway Districts". Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. 2011. Retrieved 2012-02-13.

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