Kentucky Transportation Hall of Fame

Kentucky Transportation Hall of Fame

The Kentucky Transportation Hall of Fame was established by the Center in 1990 to recognize those professionals who have dedicated their time, knowledge, and creativity to provide an efficient and safe transportation system within the Commonwealth.

Each year a Selection Committee requests nominations from across the state and chooses a recipient(s) from those nominations. The Hall of Fame inducted its first recipient, Henry T. Ward, at the 27th Annual Kentucky Transportation Forum held on November 1-2, 1990, at the University of Kentucky.


Hall of Fame Selection Committee

• John Carr     • Joe Crabtree     • Calvin Grayson     • Henry Hinkle    

• Marcie Mathews     • Harold Mays    • Richard Sutherland    • Arthur Walker, Jr



Kentucky Tranportation Nomination Criteria

Kentucky Transportation Hall of Fame inductees shall be persons who by their foresight, dedication, leadership, perseverance, and integrity have significantly enhanced transportation systems in the Commonwealth. They shall be or shall have been residents of the Commonwealth.

Kentucky Transportation Hall of Fame Inductees

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2018 Nominees

 2018 J. Barry Barker 

 2018 Lewis ‘Nick’ Melton  

Want to Nominate Someone?

When nominating a person(s) for the Kentucky Transportation Hall of Fame, please be as specific as possible and attach any supporting documents, resumes, etc. Persons who have been nominated in the past but not selected will be reconsidered during the selection process.

*A nomination form can be found here.

Using the criteria as stated above to choose a person, send your nominations to the following:

Hall of Fame Selection Committee
c/o Kentucky Transportation Center
176 Raymond Building
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506-0281

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