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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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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.


BDU77, Perform an Investigation of the Effects of Increased Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP) Levels in Dense Graded Friction Courses
Summary [730KB], Final Report [2.2MB]
Posted: May 15, 2015

BDR74-977-02, Longitudinal Channelizing Devices Along Business Entrances in the Work Zone
Summary [1.1MB], Final Report [2.6MB]
Posted: May 5, 2015

Public Transportation
BDV26-977-02, Impact of Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Elements on Managed Lanes Toll Prices
Summary [766KB], Final Report [709KB]
Posted: April 21, 2015

BDV25-977-01, Long-Life Slab Replacement Concrete
Summary [866KB], Final Report [15.2MB]
Posted: April 20, 2015