China Lake Combined Research Facility Phase I & II

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