Rice Rivers Center
Research Building

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

Project Status: Construction begins Spring 2020

Location: Rice Rivers Center, Charles City County

Estimated Cost: $7.6 million

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

Estimated Timeline: Opening Spring 2021

Funding Source: Private donations

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

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