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Construction Begins on Large-Scale Structural Testing Facility

(September 15, 2017) — Construction of the Large-Scale Structural Testing Facility (LSS) began on September 11, 2017.  This $9.9 million building is the largest institutional project managed solely by Facilities and is expected to be completed by March 2019.  The LSS will provide researchers the ability to test real-size structural systems and components.  The LSS will be located on West Campus, near the far-north portion of Barshop Blvd., adjacent to Barshop Blvd. Lot 2.  For more information about the LSS, visit

LSS Construction Begins:  September 11-15, 2017