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State Materials Office

Office Manager
Timothy J. Ruelke P.E.
Director, Office of Materials

5007 N.E. 39th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32609

Tel: 352-955-6600
Fax: 352-955-6644
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The Florida Department of Transportation's Materials Program ensures that the materials used in transportation construction projects meet the required department specifications. In addition, the program investigates new and emerging technologies to improve the long-term performance of transportation facilities. Learn More


Impedance-Based Detection of Corrosion in Post-Tensioned Cables: Phase 2 Extension of Sensor Development -- Summary Report
Posted: October 24, 2014
Research Report BDV31-977-19

Approval of Concrete Curing Compounds
Posted: October 10, 2014
Materials Bulletin 12-14

Modification to Specification Section 919 - Ground Tire Rubber for Use in Asphalt Binder
Posted: October 10, 2014
Materials Bulletin 11-14

SHRP2 R05 Precast Concrete Pavement Technology Workshop
Posted: September 5, 2014
A Precast Concrete Pavement Technology workshop will soon be offered by the Federal Highway Administration at the State Materials Office. Please select the above link to learn more.

FDOT Research Showcase Magazine - Summer 2014
Posted: August 26, 2014
This issue features articles about the value of roadside vegetation, a new hydroplane prediction tool used in the design of the I-4 Ultimate project, a sea level rise planning tool, phased array ultrasonic weld tests, and an update on automated vehicle research.