China Lake Combined Research Facility Phase I & II
Location: China Lake, Calif.
Client: U.S. Navy Southwest Division
Completion Date: Phase I: June 2004; Phase II: December 2004
The facilities consolidate laboratories, mixing equipment, formulation and curing areas for the China Lake Propulsion Laboratory.
Construction consists of three cast-in-place concrete buildings totaling 31,000 square feet, designed for blast resistive criteria.
Difficulties included construction at a remote site, unidentified utility piping and unidentified hazardous abatement. All of these difficulties were negated through partnering with owner representatives.
- General construction
- Quality control
- Laboratory construction