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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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Fog Evaluation
Automated Testing Tools
Roadway Sampling Evaluation
Improving Recycling
Aging Road User Study
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.


BDV29-977-02, Corrosion Evaluation of Novel Coatings for Steel Components of Highway Bridges
Summary [895KB], Final Report [15.6MB]
Posted: April 16, 2015

BDV32-977-01, Deployment Strategies of Managed Lanes on Arterials
Summary [1MB], Final Report [5.8MB]
Posted: April 13, 2015

BDV30-977-08, Ground Tire Rubber (GTR) as a Component Material in Concrete Mixtures for Paving Concrete, Phase 2
Summary [1MB], Final Report [9.2MB]
Posted: April 10, 2015

BDV31-977-25, Performance-Based Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) Acceptance Procedures for In-Place Soil Testing, Phase 3
Summary [1MB], Final Report [11.6MB]
Posted: April 6, 2015