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Research Center

Office Manager
Darryll Dockstader
Research Center Manager

605 Suwannee Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399

Tel: 850-414-4615
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Managing Fracture Critical Bridges
Understanding Raveling
Driving Simulator Studies of the Effectiveness of Countermeasures to Prevent Wrong Way Crashes
Evaluation of Logistics Led Economic Development
TSM&O for Alternative Intersections
Improving Pavement Joints
Novel Coatings of Steel


The Research Center oversees the Florida Department of Transportation's research program and contracts with state universities and other research service providers to conduct research in all areas of transportation. The Research Center also participates in pooled fund studies with other state transportation agencies and contributes to national studies on subjects of benefit to Florida. FDOT's research program contributes to increasing the safety, reliability, capacity, and efficiency of Florida's transportation system.

The most recently completed research project final reports are listed below. Find all active and completed projects using our search engine.


Traffic Engineering and Operations
BDV25-977-29 Comparing Countermeasures for Mitigating Wrong-way Entries onto Limited Access Facilities
Summary [108KB], Final Report [7.1MB]
Posted: May 5, 2017

BDX86 Method to Predict Seasonal High Ground Water Table (SHGWT)
Summary [96KB], Final Report [2.2MB]
Posted: April 17, 2017

BDV31-977-46 Distribution Factors for Construction Loads and Girder Capacity Equations
Summary [87KB], Final Report [3.8MB]
Posted: April 5, 2017

BDV31-977-06 Evaluation of Alternative Pozzolanic Materials for Partial Replacement of Portland Cement in Concrete
Summary [76KB], Final Report [12.2MB]
Posted: March 8, 2017