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Rice Rivers Center Research Facility

The 14,000-square-foot Rice Rivers Center Research Facility dramatically enhances researchers’ ability to conduct their work on-site and facilitates new collaborations. Researcher teams now have needed space and support facilities such as an environmental chemistry analysis laboratory and a geospatial data analysis laboratory. Meeting space also is provided for idea-sharing and regular lectures by guest scientists and environmental managers. The single-story building provides space for VCU faculty and staff focused primarily on river and wetland research. 

Project Status: Completed in October 2021

Location: Rice Rivers Center, Charles City County

Estimated Cost: $7.6 million

Where it was on the Six-Year Capital Plan: This project was listed in the 2018-2024 Six-Year Capital Plan (2018-2020 biennium)

Funding Source: Private donations

Primary Consultants: VIA Design (Architect), SRC, Inc (General Contractor)

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