The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Dedicates the New U.S. Consulate General in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
April 24, 2018


As a display of enduring friendship and the important bilateral partnership, U.S. Ambassador Roberta S. Jacobson and U.S. Consul General in Nuevo Laredo Phillip Linderman, along with local officials, dedicated the new U.S. Consulate General in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico today.

The new U.S. Consulate General provides a safe and secure platform for diplomacy and includes an office building, a U.S. Marine security guard residence, a support annex, and facilities for the Consulate community.

Moore Ruble Yudell of Santa Monica, California, is the design architect, and PAGE of Washington, D.C., is the architect of record. B.L. Harbert International of Birmingham, Alabama is the construction contractor.

As part of the Department’s Capital Security Construction Program, the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) has completed 142 new diplomatic facilities since 1999 and has an additional 59 projects in design or under construction.

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

For further information, please contact Christine Foushee at FousheeCT@state.gov, or visit www.state.gov/obo.