Johnson County Jail Transfers Inmates During Construction

IOWA CITY, Iowa — A project at the Johnson County Jail in Iowa City to begin this spring will force the sheriff’s office to transfer a majority of its inmates out of the county for several months.

The Johnson County Jail project includes improvements to the jail’s control center, such as upgraded cameras and computers, and repairs to several cellblock doors. Work on the $880,000 project is scheduled to begin on April 27 and be completed on July 20.

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