Florida Department of Agriculture Bronson Diagnostic Lab Complex/ New phased diagnostics lab / 6,110 GSF – $7.7M
A multi-phase project on an active site, the Bronson Diagnostic Lab Complex is a full-service, all-species laboratory receiving domestic and exotic animal species capable of tests ranging from full necropsy/anatomical pathology services to clinical pathology, histopathology, and immunohistochemistry. Phase 1 was a new 1,898 SF BSL-3 Lab suite building that included 3 BSL-3 laboratories with biosafety cabinets; 1 BSL-3+ lab with a work room, negative air and secondary containment barriers and systems; anteroom, kill tanks; autoclave; maximum security and surveillance systems. Phase 2 was a facility that includes two new structures housing a Necropsy Laboratory and Incineration Facility plus a Shipping and Receiving Facility. The project included complete site development and improvements, clearing, grading, pavement, fencing, stormwater retention; sanitary and potable water systems extensions and data/telecommunications systems.