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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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Understanding Raveling
Driving Simulator Studies of the Effectiveness of Countermeasures to Prevent Wrong Way Crashes
Evaluation of Logistics Led Economic Development
TSM&O for Alternative Intersections
Improving Pavement Joints
Understanding Interactions Between Drivers and Pedestrians Features
Novel Coatings of Steel
Fog Evaluation

Welcome

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.

News

Structures Design
BDV31-977-21 Determination of Barge Impact Probabilities for Bridge Design
Summary [76KB], Final Report [4.1MB]
Posted: April 28, 2016

Structures Design
BDV29-977-11 Lightweight Solid Decks for Movable Bridges
Summary [99KB], Final Report [13.2MB]
Posted: April 8, 2016

Materials
BDR74-977-04 Understanding Mechanisms of Raveling to Extend Open Graded Friction Course (OGFC) Service Life
Summary [91KB], Final Report [11.7MB]
Posted: April 7, 2016

Structures Design
BDV31-977-12 Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) Resistance Factors for Augercast In Place Piles
Summary [93KB], Final Report [4.6MB]
Posted: March 15, 2016