Mass. Correctional Project To Bid Soon

CHICOPEE, Boston — The Division of Capital Asset Management will seek bids to expand the MA Regional Women’s Correctional Center in Chicopee.

The tentative bid date on a new housing unit on the center’s grounds is scheduled for mid- to-late July.

San Diego-based Kleinfelder SEA is serving as the architect and Daniel O’Connell & Sons, which has two offices in Mass. and one in Conn., is serving as the construction manager on the $9 million, CM managed project.

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$45 Million Women’s Prison Planned for Iowa

MITCHELLVILLE, Iowa — The Iowa Department of Administrative Services is accepting bids for a $45-million women’s prison in Mitchellville.
The Iowa Correctional Institute for Women is slated for completion in late 2013 and will house 888 inmates. The architect on the project is STV Inc. of New York.
Bids are being received for five new buildings and an electrical system upgrade. A mandatory pre-bid conference and tour of the construction area is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. (local time) on November 18, 2010.

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