AlliedCook Construction breaks ground on 6,500 s/f NHVDL

April 02, 2015 - Northern New England

New Hampshire Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory - Durham, NH

AlliedCook Construction, one of northern New England's premier construction management firms, broke ground on the New Hampshire Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (NHVDL).
The one-story 6,500 s/f facility, designed by Port City Architecture, will house necropsy, serology, microbiology, histology, and molecular diagnostics laboratories, as well as offices, waiting and reception areas, conference room, and other support areas. The laboratory is an efficient, open-concept design that supports collaborative learning, cross training and resource sharing, ensuring UNH students gain hands-on experiential opportunities. The new facility will also offer improved climate control and ventilation along with additional safety and technology features in the lab spaces, which are designed to meet NIH and BSL2 standards.
Designed to fit with the rural character of the agricultural part of the UNH Durham campus, the building is located on the University of New Hampshire's Durham location near the MacFarlane Greenhouses at Main St. and North Dr.
The AlliedCook Construction/Port City Architecture design-build team also included Jacobs Consultancy who provided programming services for the specialized labs. Construction is expected to be completed in August.

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