Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces Construction Award for New U.S. Embassy in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
October 27, 2014


The Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations announces the design/build construction award for a new U.S. Embassy in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan to Caddell Construction of Montgomery, Alabama.

The project will provide a chancery, a U.S. Marine Corps residence, staff housing, a warehouse, maintenance shops, a utility building, parking, and community facilities, as well as a new street to meet city standards. Project completion is anticipated in fiscal year 2018.

The design architect is Yost Grube Hall of Portland, Oregon; the architect of record will be Integrus Architecture of Spokane, Washington.

OBO’s mission is to provide safe, secure, and functional facilities that represent the U.S. government to the host nation and support our staff in the achievement of U.S. foreign policy objectives. These facilities should represent American values and the best in American architecture, engineering, technology, sustainability, art, culture, and construction execution.

For further information, please contact Christine Foushee at FousheeCT@state.gov or (703) 875-4131, or visit 2009-2017.state.gov/obo.