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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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Roadway Sampling Evaluation
Improving Recycling
Aging Road User Study
Estimation of Capacities on Florida's Freeways
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.


BDV31-977-27, Synthesis/Literature Review for Determining Structural Layer Coefficients (SLC) of Bases
Final Report [0.4MB]
Posted: January 22, 2015

PR6535008, Roadway Sampling Evaluation
Summary [1.4MB], Final Report [1.9MB]
Posted: January 8, 2015

BDV31-977-09, Developing Improved Opportunities for the Recycle and Reuse of Materials in Road, Bridge and Construction Projects
Summary [87KB], Final Report [2.1MB]
Posted: December 31, 2014

BDV31-977-02, Experimental Investigation of the Effect of Surface Markings on the Mechanical Integrity of Weathering Bridge Steels
Summary [0.9MB], Final Report [14.2MB]
Posted: December 15, 2014