Fort Leavenworth, KS – Oldcastle Precast Modular is currently working with JE Dunn Construction of Kansas City, MO, to provide 248 precast concrete cells at the Fort Leavenworth Regional Correctional Facility in Fort Leavenworth as part of the Base Realignment & Closure Program for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The new, $150-million, two-story correctional facility will consist of 483 beds, including a warehouse, engineering and maintenance building as well as a covered vehicle storage area. A new access road will lead to the prison on its 40-acre site.
The medium-security General Housing Unit (GHU) will consist of 200 cells and the maximum-security Single Housing Units (SHU) will consist of 48 cells. The GHU building will include a balcony first floor, non-balcony second floor and a non-insulated back wall, and handicap accessible cells. The SHU building will include a balcony first floor, non-balcony mezzanine level, insulated back wall, handicap-accessible cells, and special housing suicide cells as well as a form liner finish.
Oldcastle Precast Modular is supplying and installing the furniture including combination units. Production for the 248 cells began in late October and will be complete in February 2009. Erection will begin in February and be completed in March.
The architect of record is HSMM/AECOM of Virginia.