Food Analysis

Food Analysis & Diagnostic Laboratory (FADL)

Fort Sam Houston, TX

Customer: U.S. Army

Service: Engineering

  • Type of Facility: Biosafety Laboratory
  • Square Footage: 46,400 SF
  • Project Delivery Method: Design Build: Total gut and remodel of the 46,400 SF two (2) story complex with two (2) 15,360 SF temporary facilities
  • Period of Performance: 2011 through April 2015
  • Project Description: Our team performed Repair/Renewal services at the Food Analysis & Diagnostic Laboratory (FADL) – the only food analysis and diagnostic serology laboratory complex of its kind in CONUS. FADL (BSL–3) consists of laboratory areas for: Microbiological, chemical and radionuclide analysis of environmental samples, primarily food and bottled water; Molecular and serological diagnostic testing of human samples for exposure to chemical warfare agents and diseases of public health significance; Testing of animal samples for diagnosis of animal disease and diseases of military significance; and Surveillance of diseases carried by insects.

Achievement: LEED Silver Certification