As part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-assisted Base Realignment and Closure program, Oldcastle Precast Modular has been tagged by J.E. Dunn Construction
As part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-assisted Base Realignment and Closure program, Oldcastle Precast Modular has been tagged by J.E. Dunn Construction to provide 248 precast concrete cells for the two-story Fort Leavenworth Regional Correctional Facility in Kansas. The new $150 million correctional facility project, sited on a 40-acre lot, will supply 483 beds, as well as a warehouse, engineering/maintenance building, and covered vehicle-storage area.
The medium-security General Housing Unit will comprise 200 cells, and the maximum-security Single Housing Units will house 48 cells. The GHU building will include a balcony first floor, nonbalcony second floor, noninsulated back wall, and handicap-accessible cells. The SHU building will include a balcony first floor, nonbalcony mezzanine level, insulated back wall, handicap-accessible cells, and special housing suicide cells, plus a form liner finish.
Oldcastle Precast Modular is supplying and installing the furniture, including combination units. Production of the 248 cells began in late fall and is scheduled to wrap up by February, with erection proceeding in the following six to eight weeks. Architect of Record is HSMM/AECOM of Virginia.