At the Texas A&M University Riverside Campus in Bryan, Texas, workers have completed the finishing touches on another in a line of world-class testing centers offered by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) to its sponsors.
The Drive-In Environmental Research Chamber, which opens in January 2010, is the largest of its kind in the country. The facility consists of a temperature- and humidity-controlled, 75-by-22-by-22-foot chamber housed in a building that also contains a conference room, offices, control room and vehicle preparation area. It’s large enough that an 18-wheeler with trailer or a bus can easily drive into the facility. Read more