The University of Arkansas Civil Engineering Research and Education Center will be located within the Arkansas Research and Technology Park in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The building will house new, state-of-the-art structures, a testing laboratory, faculty and graduate offices, and other Civil Engineering laboratory spaces. It is a phased project that will eventually culminate with a new facility for the school's Center for Training Transportation Professionals.
The building is designed to fit into the existing building stock of the Technology Park. Using metal panels, concrete, glass and exposed structure. The large, high-bay structures testing lab gives the building a strong presence on what will be a new pedestrian plaza for the park.