Hendrick Construction Lands $6 Million Jail Contract

LAURENS, S.C. — The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office moved ahead with the planned expansion of the county jail as officials awarded the $5.7 million construction contract to Hendrick Construction.
The general contractor, based in Charlotte, N.C., will work in conjunction with architectural firm DA Architects of Summerville, S.C., in expanding the 200-bed capacity of the existing R. Eugene Johnson Detention Center to house an additional 128 inmates.

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SF Plan Includes $290 Million Jail

SAN FRANCISCO — City officials introduced preliminary plans for a 10-year, multimillion-dollar project that could result in the construction of new police and fire facilities, a new jail, and potentially a new San Francisco Superior Courthouse.
The plan would ultimately replace the 52-year-old Hall of Justice, a facility that suffers from seismic hazards, obsolete systems, space limitations and code issues.