EMERGENCY INFORMATION FDOT Emergency Travel Alert: For information on the current situation, please visit the following page - Alerts.

Research Center

Office Manager
Darryll Dockstader
Research Center Manager

605 Suwannee Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399

Tel: 850-414-4615
E-Mail Us

Additional Contacts
Staff Directory

Novel Coatings of Steel
Fog Evaluation
Automated Testing Tools
Roadway Sampling Evaluation
Improving Recycling
Aging Road User Study
On-Board Sound Intensity Study


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.


BDV31-977-13 Embedded Data Collector - Phase II Load Resistance and Factor Design
Summary [1MB], Final Report [1.2MB]
Posted: November 12, 2015

BDV29-977-01 Long-Term Aging of Recycled Binders
Summary [1.3MB], Final Report [3.4MB]
Posted: October 27, 2015

Commission for Transportation Disadvantaged
BDV26-977-06 Technology Application Among Florida Community Transportation Coordinators
Summary [687KB], Final Report [3.6MB]
Posted: October 16, 2015

BDV25-977-14 Soil Mixing Design Methods and Construction Techniques for Use in High Organic Soils, Phase 2
Summary [704KB], Final Report [20MB]
Posted: October 9, 2015