Our Vision & Mission

Vision: To be a world class institution for testing and research on roads and other infrastructure.

Mission: To facilitate development of quality roads and other infrastructure through testing, research and advise on construction materials, methods and delivery options.

Our Core Values

  • Dedication
  • Customer focus
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
  • Quality
  • Innovation
  • Accountability

About Us

The MTRD Head Office and Central Laboratories are located in Nairobi’s Industrial area, along Machakos Road.

In addition to the Central laboratories, there are 16 regional laboratories located in Bungoma, Eldoret, Embu, Garissa, Kakamega, Kerugoya, Kisii, Kisumu, Machakos, Meru, Mombasa, Murang’a, Mwatate, Nakuru, Narok and Nyeri.

Motto: Quality and Safety

Mandate: The Department’s mandate is testing and research on roads and building construction materials, road pavement design and construction specifications, construction quality control and assurance, and post construction evaluation of roads and other infrastructure.

Our Laboratories

Our Regional Laboratories