Prison construction


Alabama Governor Wants to Build a Trio of Mega Prisons

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey recently announced plans to move forward with state leasing of three privately built mega prisons that would begin construction next year. She described the move as a step toward overhauling an understaffed and violence-plagued prison system beset by years of federal criticism....


At Nearly $1B, New Correctional Facility to Be Largest in U.S.

In Salt Lake City, construction crews are individually installing prefabricated cells, as work continues on a new prison that could cost $900 million to complete. The new Utah Correctional Facility will replace the current lockup in Draper, Utah....


State Seeks Developers for New Men's Prisons

The Alabama Department of Corrections is looking for developers interested in building three men's prisons that the state would then lease from private owners. News outlets reported responses for the DOC's request for expressions of interest were due April 10....


$148M ITR Facility Replaces Old Maricopa County Jail

Arizona's Durango jail is being replaced. Construction of a new $148M, 485,000 sq. ft. Maricopa County Intake Transfer and Release Facility is under way in Phoenix. Located near 28th Avenue and Watkins Street, the new building is designed to reduce booking times for arrestees and travel time for others using the facility's other services....






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