Transportation Agencies

The West Virginia Department of Transportation contains the following agencies:

Aeronautics
The West Virginia Aeronautics Commission (WVAC) fosters and assists in the development of aeronautics in West Virginia and encourages the establishment of airports and air navigation facilities.

Highways
The Division of Highways is responsible for planning, engineering, right-of-ways acquisition, construction, reconstruction, traffic regulation and maintenance of more than 34,000 miles of state roads. Additional duties include highway research, outdoor advertising contiguous to state roads, roadside development, safety and weight enforcement and dissemination of highway information.

Motor Vehicles
The Division of Motor Vehicles is a division of the West Virginia Department of Transportation that provides driver information and education through twenty-four (24) regional offices.

Office of Administrative Hearings
The purpose of the Office is to hold administrative hearings for all license revocation orders issued by the West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles.

Parkways
The West Virginia Parkways Authority fosters economic development and tourism through a safe and efficient mountain transportation system, the West Virginia Turnpike, accessible tourist information centers and Tamarack, a statewide collection of handmade crafts, art and cuisine.

Public Port Authority
The West Virginia Public Port Authority develops the potential of intermodalism by combining highway, rail, and water transportation infrastructure to maximize overall economic advantages to business, industry, and the citizens of West Virginia.

Public Transit
The Division of Public Transit is the state administering agency for all federal and state programs relating to public transportation. Additionally, it is the designated state organization for the receipt of Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funding.

State Rail Authority
The State Rail Authority promotes the beneficial use of rail transportation and works to protect essential rail service across the state.

  

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