MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif. — The Western Council of Construction Consumers has recognized Mammoth Lakes Courthouse with its top honor — a distinguished award — at its 2012 Owners’ Projects Excellence Awards gala on Oct. 16.Read more
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The new high-performance, sustainable U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) federal courthouse officially opened as city leaders, and members of the judiciary gathered and toured the new facility.Read more
PORTERVILLE, Calif. — The new South County Justice Center for the Superior Court of Tulare County broke ground in mid-February, celebrating the culmination of more than five years of planning and design.Read more
SAN ANDREAS, Calif. — Construction has began for the new Calaveras County Courthouse in San Andreas, Calif. McCarthy Building Companies Inc. is the general contractor for the 44,600-square-foot building and DLR Group is the architect for the project, slated for completion in 2013.Read more
Maricopa County, Ariz., is the fourth largest county in the nation — and its rising number of court cases is a testament to that. From 2000 to 2008, the number of criminal cases went from 26,000 to more than 41,000. More than 56,000 criminal cases are expected to be ongoing by 2016.Read more
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The recent trend in construction is to “go green” and now the first LEED Gold justice facility in the Eastern United States is set to open in Wentworth, N.C. Moseley Architects and its Charlotte, N.C., office designed the 175,400-square-foot Judicial Center in Wentworth to meet LEED Gold standards.Read more
Court Facilities Working Group Seeks Remedies to Shrinking Budget
SAN FRANCISCO — Dozens of California courthouse construction projects will move forward despite significant funding reductions to the state’s judicial branch.