Research Center

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Darryll Dockstader
Research Center Manager

605 Suwannee Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399

Tel: 850-414-4615
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FDOT State Materials Office Research Laboratory


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.


BDK80-977-21, Steel Framing Strategies for Highly Skewed Bridges to Reduce/Eliminate Distortion near Skewed Supports, Summary [PDF - 838 KB, Final Report [PDF - 5,931 KB]
Posted: July 25, 2014

BDK80-977-28, Phase and Widening Construction of Steel Bridges, Summary [PDF - 347 KB, Final Report [PDF - 5,938 KB]
Posted: July 25, 2014

BDK82-977-05, Degradation Assessment of Internal Continuous Fiber Reinforcement in Concrete Environment, Summary [PDF - 508 KB], Final Report [PDF - 37,289 KB]
Posted: July 25, 2014

BDK75-977-31, Validation and Implementation of Bridge Design Specifications for Barge Impact Loading, Summary [PDF - 1,046 KB], Final Report [PDF - 35,332 KB]
Posted: July 22, 2014

Environmental Management
BDV31-977-03, Economic Impacts of Florida's Highway Beautification Program, Summary [PDF - 60 KB], Final Report [PDF - 1,401 KB]
Posted: July 7, 2014

BDK84-977-09, Modeling Reinforced Concrete Durability, Summary [PDF - 858 KB], Final Report [PDF - 1,329 KB]
Posted: July 7, 2014

BDK80-977-27, Use of Fiber Reinforced Concrete for Pavement Slab Replacement, Summary [PDF - 58 KB], Final Report [PDF - 2,388 KB]
Posted: July 7, 2014

BDS15-977-01, Evaluate the Contribution of the Mixture Components on the Longevity and Performance of FC-5, Summary [PDF - 832 KB], Final Report [PDF - 3,086 KB]
Posted: July 7, 2014 

BDK85-977-49, Multimodal Transportation Best Practices and Model Element, Summary [PDF - 1,062 KB], Final Report [PDF - 23,008 KB]
Posted: June 25, 2014

Public Transportation
BDK85-977-46, Impacts of Dialysis Transportation on Florida's Coordinated Public Transportation Programs, Summary [PDF - 584 KB], Final Report [PDF - 2,200 KB]
Posted: June 20, 2014

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