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Geotechnical Engineering

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Larry Jones
State Geotechnical Engineer

605 Suwannee Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399

Tel: 850-414-4305
Fax: 850-414-4955
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FDOT Geotechnical Engineering


The Florida Department of Transportation's Geotechnical Engineering Program develops and implements design policy, procedures, standards and training that provide for consistent design to meet established criteria. It is our vision to provide our customers with excellence in engineering and to fulfill our mission to ensure a safe, economical and high quality transportation system.


2018 Soils and Foundations Handbook and Summary of Changes
Posted: October 2017
The 2018 Soils and Foundations Handbook and Summary of Changes is now available.

2017 GRIP Agenda
Posted: June 2017
The meeting agenda for the 2016 Geotechnical Research in Progress (GRIP) Meeting is now available.

Relaxation of Driven Pile Resistance in Granular Soils (PDF-4.41MB)
Posted: May 2015
A presentation from the GMEC 2015.


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