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Office Manager
Darryll Dockstader
Research Center Manager

605 Suwannee Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399

Tel: 850-414-4615
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Special emphasis crosswalk with pedestrian in a simulated view (BDV30-977-04).


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.


BDV31-977-02, Experimental Investigation of the Effect of Surface Markings on the Mechanical Integrity of Weathering Bridge Steels
Summary [PDF], Final Report [PDF]
Posted: December 15, 2014

Traffic Engineering and Operations
BDV30-977-04, Aging Road User Studies of Intersection Safety
Summary [PDF], Final Report [PDF]
Posted: November 4, 2014

BDV31-977-19, Impedance-Based Detection of Corrosion in Post-Tensioned Cables: Phase 2 Extension of Sensor Development
Summary [PDF - 648 KB], Final Report [PDF - 1,234 KB]
Posted: October 23, 2014

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