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.
The Division of Motor Vehicles is an agency within the West Virginia Department of Transportation that provides essential motor vehicle, dealer, driver, and commercial driver services and education at a central headquarters and 26 regional offices across the state. The DMV also promotes highway safety, facilitates interstate travel, and collects revenue for highway maintenance and construction programs.
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.
Division of Multimodal Transportation Facilities
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.
Public Port AuthorityThe 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 TransitThe 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 AuthorityThe State Rail Authority promotes the beneficial use of rail transportation and works to protect essential rail service across the state.