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consultants contracted to work for FDOT are free.

Interim Updates



How to Receive Interim Updates

To receive notices of updates to the RCI Handbooks, users should register their preferences and e-mail addresses in the Department's Contact Mailer Management System. Users can register at the following link:

Note:  Please make sure to click on Contract Management System/E-Updates. Log into site or Register if you are new to the site, navigate to Publications, click the checkbox for Transportation Data and Analytics and click the check box for Roadway Characteristics Inventory. Make sure to click the Save Interests button.


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If you should have any questions, comments or suggestions regarding the RCI Handbooks, please contact the:

Central Office RCI Handbook Team



The Transportation Data and Analytics (TDA) Office has produced the following handbooks to provide a comprehensive description of the roadway data stored in the Department's Roadway Characteristics Inventory (RCI) database and explain how to retrieve data from the database. The handbooks also include standards and guidelines for those District Offices responsible for collecting general interest roadway data, entering it into the database, and how to perform quality assurance edits on the database.

Authority for this Features & Characteristics Handbook is governed by:

Florida Statutes

  • 20.23(3)(a) - Title IV, Executive Branch; Chapter 20, Organizational Structure

TDA Procedures

Traffic Engineering and Operations Office Procedure

Office of Maintenance Procedure


For further information contact: (850) 414-4848. Site Last Updated: 12/26/2018