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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


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.


BDV25-977-13 Naturalistic Bicycling Behavior Pilot Study
Summary [101KB], Final Report [5.5MB]
Posted: December 12, 2017

Roadway Design
BDV24-977-16 Removal Effectiveness of Co-mingling Off-site Flows with FDOT Right-of-way Stormwater
Summary [125KB], Final Report [12.1MB]
Posted: November 15, 2017

Traffic Engineering and Operations
BDV25-977-32 Impact of Transit Stop Location on Pedestrian Safety
Summary [118KB], Final Report [10.1MB]
Posted: November 9, 2017

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