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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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TSM&O for Alternative Intersections
Improving Pavement Joints
Understanding Interactions Between Drivers and Pedestrians Features
Novel Coatings of Steel
Fog Evaluation
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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.


Public Transportation
BDV26-977-03 Methodology for Linking Greenways and Trails with Public Transportation in Florida
Summary [541KB], Final Report [13.6MB]
Posted: February 5, 2016

Structures Design
BDV29-977-13 Develop Epoxy Grout Pourback Guidance and Test Methods to Eliminate Thermal/Shrinkage Cracking at Post-Tensioning Anchorages
Summary [82KB], Final Report [7.2MB]
Posted: February 2, 2016

Traffic Engineering and Operations
BDV27-977-01 Demand Based Signal Retiming Phase 2 - Real-World Implementation
Summary [34KB], Final Report [8.9MB]
Posted: January 26, 2016

Traffic Engineering and Operations
BDV24-977-08 Expanding Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSM&O) from Planning to Construction Primer
Summary [980KB], Final Report [6.9MB]
Posted: January 25, 2016