Project Description

New 5-story 70,000sf building with steel frame, and masonry exterior. This project is located in downtown Rockingham on a tight site with extensive sitework and concrete retaining walls. The building provides 5 courtrooms, judges’ chambers, jury rooms, offices for the Clerk of Court and bailiffs, four elevators with security features, a mobile storage shelving, and public queuing areas plus a detention area complete with 24 cells and a sallyport. The facility has a state-of-the-art security system with x-ray machines, card readers, wireless cameras and a video first appearance system connected to the existing jail. The building has been designed to save energy with automatic controls for interior and exterior lighting and the HVAC system.

Contract Amount: $14.5 Million
Owner: Richmond County
Year Completed: 2010