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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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Implementing Leading Pedestrian Intervals
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.


Traffic Engineering and Operations
BDV31-977-67 Geospatial Model for Identifying Transportation Service Availability Gaps for Florida's Vulnerable Populations
Summary [203KB], Final Report [6.6MB]
Posted: December 3, 2018

BDV31-977-22 Advanced Analysis, Validation and Optimization of Virtual Cement and Concrete Testing
Summary [248KB], Final Report [22.5MB]
Posted: November 20, 2018

BDV24-977-17 Development of a Sinkhole Risk Evaluation Program
Summary [115KB], Final Report [10.2MB]
Posted: November 14, 2018

BDV25-977-38 Development of Calcined Clays as Pozzolanic Additions in Portland Cement Concrete Mixtures
Summary [211KB], Final Report [8.8MB]
Posted: November 8, 2018