State Materials Office

Welcome to State Materials Office

The Florida Department of Transportation's Materials Program ensures that the materials used in transportation construction projects meet the required department specifications. In addition, the program investigates new and emerging technologies to improve the long-term performance of transportation facilities. Learn More


The State Materials Office, located in Gainesville, establishes policies and procedures for the Florida Department of Transportation's Materials Program, which are carried out at the district level. This office works in conjunction with six district materials offices that are located in Bartow, Chipley, Davie, Deland, Lake City and Pompano Beach.  The State Materials Office develops the criteria for acceptable material quality, provides technical assistance and support to the districts in solving material related problems, and monitors field activities for compliance with federal and state policies and procedures.

To learn more, please select the Program Overview link.

Contact Information


Florida Department of Transportation
State Materials Office
5007 Northeast 39th Avenue
Gainesville, Florida 32609-2604

(352) 955-6600 Telephone
(866) 374-3368 Ext. 6600 Toll-Free
(352) 955-6644 Fax

State Materials Office Divisions

Business Office
Facilities, Fleet and Safety, Business Support

Materials Program Performance
Materials Acceptance and Certification (MAC), Quality Systems, State Product Evaluation, Training

Asphalt Materials
Asphalt Laboratory, Asphalt Field Operations, Asphalt Research

Geotechnical Materials
Aggregate Acceptance, Earthwork, Foundations and Soils, Field Operations, Test Pit

Pavement Materials
Pavement Condition, Pavement Management, Pavement Performance, Pavement Research

Structural Materials
Chemistry Laboratory, Corrosion/Materials Durability, Field Operations, Materials Evaluation and Research

District Materials Offices

District 1 and 7 Materials - Bartow

District 2 Materials - Lake City

District 3 Materials - Chipley

District 4 and 6 Materials - Davie

District 5 Materials - Deland

Turnpike Materials - Pompano Beach / Turkey Lake

Other Resources

Directions to the State Materials Office

Employee Staff Directory

Sample Delivery Process [PDF-292KB]

FDOT Public Customer Service Portal - the Customer Service Portal can be used to submit a request, report an issue, or access self-help resources via Frequently Asked Questions.

State Materials Office

Office Manager
Sue Zheng, PhD, P.E.
Director, Office of Materials

5007 N.E. 39th Avenue Gainesville, FL 32609

Tel: 352-955-6600
Fax: 352-955-6644
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