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Institutional | FLINTCO PACIFIC – CALAVERAS COUNTY ADULT DETENTION FACILITY Improving Detention W INCREASING CAPACITY IS THE GOAL OF A NEW CALIFORNIA ADULT DETENTION CENTER. BY RUSS GAGER porated area west of San Francisco in the ith California’s state detention foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains. centers overcrowded, county Established in 1848 as a mining town, San facilties are being pressed into Andreas – home to the celebrated jumping frog service to hold prisoners for in Mark Twain’s classic short story – is the longer than one year, which had been the limit • Construction cost: $41 million Calaveras County seat. for county detention. Those with longer sen• Location: San Andreas, Calif. The new complex – construction of which tences previously had been sent to state facili• Scope: Design/bid/build a county jail started in September and is scheduled for comties. Now inmates can spend up to three years pletion in May 2013 – is being financed by a local or more in a county facility. bond issue and state funds. As designed by archiThe current jail in Calaveras County was tect PSA Dewberry, a second two-story building built in 1963 to house 45 inmates. Over the last will house the county sheriff’s offices. serveral decades, an additional 20 beds were The 76,500-square-foot detention center will added, bringing the jail to its current capacity of –Doug Evans, project director have two main floors with a mezzanine. It is 65. The new jail will house 160 inmates. This being built to accommodate a direct supervishould slow the county’s early release program sion system. In this type of system, instead of detention officers monitorinstituted because of the old jail’s limited capacity. ing the facility from a control room, they mix with inmates who are lowThe detention facility is located in San Andreas, which is an unincor- Flintco Pacific – Calaveras County Adult Detention Facility “We had to have interaction with the Corps for permitting and for making sure that we weren’t damaging the beetle habitat.” »The Calaveras County Adult Detention Facility will house 160 inmates when it is completed in May 2013. 54 CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2011 http://www.CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM

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Construction Today - October/November 2011
Energy Efficiency
Green Building
Executive Perspective
Best Practices
Bernards Construction – El Capitan High School
Bogner Construction Co. – College of Wooster Scot Center
Jean McClung Middle School
Hellas Sports Construction
The Walsh Group – NOAA Pacific Regional Headquarters
Haskell Co. – Scripps Proton Therapy Center
Robert A. Bothman Inc. – Stockton Unified School District
JE Dunn – Energy Systems Integration Facility
Rosendin Electric – AVUHSD Solar Project
Ratcliff Construction Company – Crossroads Church
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Flintco Pacific – Calaveras County Adult Detention Facility
Lee Lewis Construction – Angelo State University’s Plaza Verde Student Housing
Manhattan Construction – First Baptist Church of Dallas
Market & Johnson – Eau Claire County Courthouse project
McTech Corp – 97th Military Police Battalion Headquarters
Parkland Health & Hospital System
RBC Construction
Central Building and Preservation – Randolph Tower City Apartments
Scaparotti Construction Group
Trinity Properties – Trinity Place
Advanced Real Estate Services
Lawrence B. Wohl Inc./Wohl Diversified Services
TN Ward and Commercial Interiors – Maryland Live
ASX Construction – Parc Lafayette
Bayland Buildings Inc.
Dependable Mechanical Systems
New Dawn Developments
DSLD Homes
Aquilini Development and Construction Inc.
Cobalt Construction – Meta Housing
Lifestyle Communities
Pratt and Associates LLC
Miramonte Homes
MP J.J. Duffy Joint Venture/Pathway Senior Living LLC – Victory Centre Vernon Hills
Woodland Homes
Aecom/Inima Joint Venture – Hialeah, Fla., Water Treatment Plant
MWH Constructors – Austin Water Treatment Plant No. 4
Pepper-Lawson Construction – Missouri City Surface Water Treatment Plant
MWH Constructors – AWT Improvements
Blount Contracting Inc.
Harbor Offshore Services
Cruz Construction Inc.
Humble Construction
Nova-Con Projects Ltd.
Trimen Electric
EllisDon Corp. – Atlantic Region
EllisDon Corp. – St. Joseph's Regional Mental Health Care
Focus Equities
Intercom Services Immobiliers
George Brown College – New Waterfront Campus
Seaside Transportation Services
Last Look

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