Caddell Construction has been issued the official Notice-to-Proceed by the Alabama Public Health Care Authority for the construction of a new Alabama Department of Public Health (ADHP) State Health Laboratory Facility in Prattville, Alabama. The 65,000 SF / one-story laboratory will include 21,000 SF of Biosafety Level-2 laboratories (suitable for work involving agents of moderate potential hazard to personnel and the environment) and 4,500 SF of Biosafety Level-3 laboratories (suitable for work involving microbes which can cause serious and potentially lethal disease if inhaled).  A full-time staff of approximately 175 will work at the new facility when completed.

Contract amount: $25,185,000.