UC Santa Barbara Marine Science Center

NV5 provided turnkey construction inspection and testing services for the first permanent home for UCSB’s Marine Science Institute. The building included 38,000 ASF, including classrooms, offices, auditoriums, and specialized research laboratories.

Our testing and inspection services included concrete sampling and testing, shop and field welding inspection, high strength bolting inspection, non-destructive testing, anchor inspection and testing, and structural masonry inspection and testing.

Working with the university’s onsite resident inspector, NV5 also provided immediate response to requests for inspection.


Santa Barbara, CA


University of California, Santa Barbara


Construction Materials Testing & Inspection

Key Facts

  • 38,000 ASF
  • Construction Cost $25M