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Darryll Dockstader
Research Center Manager

605 Suwannee Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399

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Example of a multi-pier multi-span bridge as visualized by FB-MultiPier (BDV31-977-17).


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.


BDV32-977-03, Estimation of Capacities on Florida Freeways, Summary [PDF - 1,236 KB], Final Report [PDF - 2,796 KB]
Posted: September 26, 2014

BDV32-977-02, Comparison of Methods for Measuring Travel Time at Florida Freeways and Arterials, Summary [PDF - 1,090 KB], Final Report [PDF - 1,751 KB]
Posted: September 3, 2014

BDT06, On-Board Sound Intensity (OBSI) Study, Summary [PDF - 2,175 KB], Final Report [PDF - 21,936 KB]
Posted: August 25, 2014

BDK84-977-20, Using Truck Fleet Data in Combination with Other Data Sources for Freight Modeling and Planning, Summary [PDF - 950 KB], Final Report [PDF - 3,308 KB]
Posted: August 19, 2014

Public Transportation
BDV26 977-01, Investigation, Quantification and Recommendations - Performance of Alternatively Fueled Buses, Summary [PDF - 1,246 KB], Final Report [PDF - 1,003 KB]
Posted: August 7, 2014

BDK75-977-39, Development of Laboratory Test Method to Replace the Simulated High-Temperature Fluidity Test, Summary [PDF - 426 KB], Final Report [PDF - 2,436 KB]
Posted: August 6, 2014

BDK80-977-20, Steel Plate Girder Diaphragm and Cross Bracing Loads, Summary [PDF - 842 KB, Final Report [PDF - 5,055 KB]
Posted: August 1, 2014

BDV31-977-17, Development of FB-MultiPier Dynamic Vessel-Collision Analysis Models, Phase 2, Summary [PDF - 467 KB, Final Report [PDF - 4,092 KB]
Posted: August 1, 2014

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