The Kentucky Transportation Center (KTC), headquartered in the University of Kentucky College of Engineering, provides research and technology transfer services to the Commonwealth, typically in the areas of construction, geotechnical engineering, pavements and materials, traffic safety, intelligent transportation systems, structures, policy, and systems analysis and finance.
KTC also offers education programs for graduate students and professionals, including professional development events throughout the state. It collaborates with the UK Department of Civil Engineering, and also works with other centers, colleges and departments at UK.
Improve pavement materials
Develop carbon fiber applications to save old concrete bridges
Test coatings for bridge steel
Develop guidance for the practical design of roadways
Demonstrate structured public involvement
Develop advanced techniques for incident management
Develop countermeasures for improving highway safety
Roads Scholar Training Program
Road Master Training Program
Kentucky Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control (KEPSC)
Asphalt Training Program
Work Zone Training Program
Superintendent Training Program
District Training Coordinators
Structured Public Involvement (SPI) protocol delivers
useful, quantitative information for the project team while maintaining very high public satisfaction.
The Kentucky Transportation Center Library is a departmental library in the College of Engineering that is open to the public.
The Library supports the research, technology transfer, and educational efforts of the Kentucky Transportation Center.