Huntsville Meta Data Center (Meta Project Ferris)


Meta (formerly known as Facebook) is expanding its data center in Huntsville, AL. The social media company broke ground on the facility in 2018 and officially opened it in September 2021.

Project Description / Details

Plateau Excavation is currently working on phase 2 of adding two more buildings for completion in 2024 that would expand the campus to 2.5 million square feet.


Additional Details

Service Type: Mission Critical

Location: Huntsville, Alabama

Additional Project Details:

  • 251 acres
  • Moved 3,750,000 CY or materials
  • Blasted/crushed 700,000 CY of rock, & 1,000,000 CY of lime stabilization
  • Facilitated storm drainage (31,000 LF), specialty box culvert (1,750 LF), wet utilities (70,000 LF), ductbank excavation & backfill (51,000 LF) and a site logistics scope

What Our Clients Say:

"We’re excited to announce that we are expanding the Meta Huntsville Data Center campus with two new buildings, reaching nearly 3.5 million square feet, the company said on Facebook this week. This expansion raises our investment in Huntsville to more than $1.5 billion. And once it’s completed, we anticipate the data center will support more than 300 operational jobs."

- Meta