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Wake County Detention Center - Phase 2 Expansion

  • Wake County Detention Center Phase II
  • Wake County Detention Center Phase II
  • Wake County Detention Center Phase II
  • Wake County Detention Center Phase II
  • Wake County Detention Center Phase II

Skanska provided construction management at risk services for the phase two expansion of an existing medium security correctional facility that incorporates detention offices for the Wake County Sheriff, City/County Bureau of Identification (CCBI), Wake County Magistrates, District Courtroom, arrestee processing and inmate housing. The $122.3 million project was completed in four phases, finished $35 million under budget and two months ahead of schedule.

Ultimately the expansion added 414,950-SF of new space that includes:

  • New inmate housing (165,000-SF, 672 beds)
  • Administration, magistrate, intake and booking, pre-trial release, inmate property, custody transfer, immigration and customs enforcement, processing and other program functions (92,000-SF)
  • Inmate services, visitation, infirmary and food service spaces (70,000-SF)
  • Video visitation is provided to reduce inmate movement thereby saving money on transportation costs
  • Forensics labs (25,000-SF) Physical plant and warehouse spaces (53,000-SF)
  • The Wake County’s Sheriff’s office
  • A four-level, 300-car parking deck is also included.

The project achieved LEED Certification

Last updated: 4/16/2019

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