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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
BDV31-977-30 Improved Analysis Tool for Concrete Pavement
Summary [92KB], Final Report [19.5MB]
Posted: October 20, 2017

Right of Way
BE288 Establishment of Effective Control Factors to Achieve Federal Enforcement Consistency with the Highway Beautification Act
Summary [90KB], Final Report [2.3MB]
Posted: October 9, 2017

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