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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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Environmental Suitability of Weathering Steel Structures in Florida
Optimized Mobile Retroreflectivity Unit (MRU) Data Processing Algorithms
Empirical Deck for Phased Construction and Widening
Managing Fracture Critical Bridges
Understanding Raveling

Welcome

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.

News

Materials
BDV27-977-04 Environmental Suitability of Weathering Steel Structures in Florida - Materials Selection, Phase 2
Summary [125KB], Final Report [5.3MB]
Posted: September 19, 2017

Materials
BDV25-977-34 Thermal Integrity Profiling for Augered Cast-In-Place Piles - Implementation Plan
Summary [87KB], Final Report [16.1MB]
Posted: September 18, 2017

Design
BDV24-977-13 Development of a Sign Sheeting Sampling Protocol for the Determination of Service Life of Traffic Signs
Summary [97KB], Final Report [5.9MB]
Posted: September 13, 2017

Materials
BDV25-977-27 Improving Safety in Pavement Field Testing
Summary [115KB], Final Report [3.5MB]
Posted: September 1, 2017