Justice

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Law Enforcement & Detention Center

Location: Jasper County, SC

Size: 41,266 sq ft

Architect: Moseley Wilkins & Wood Architects

Contractor: M.B. Kahn Construction Company, Inc.

Budget: $6,000,000

This new facility included 110 beds for inmates and the associated support requirements to include outdoor recreation, food services, laundry, magistrates, intake and booking, mechanical, and administration.  The building included an 8,738 square feet cast-in-place concrete mezzanine for a second level of inmate cells and mechanical.  The roof over the mezzanine area of the building was constructed with long span double pitched steel bar joists supported by load bearing concrete masonry walls. The roof over the single story kitchen and administration areas of the building was constructed with light gage steel trusses supported by load bearing concrete masonry walls.