Tulare County Approves Jail Contract

PORTERVILLE, Calif. — Tulare County Supervisors approved a $3.25 million contract with Sacramento, Calif.-based Vanir Construction Management Inc. to build the new $68 million South County Detention Facility in Porterville. Initial plans for the construction project have already been completed, and construction is scheduled to begin in May 2016 and finish in 2018.

Vanir Construction Management Inc. will oversee any architectural changes before building the 516-bed jail in Porterville, and then the company will oversee construction.

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