Coffee County Plans to Use Old Jail

MANCHESTER, Tenn. — A new jail in Coffee County, Tenn., is currently under construction. The $22 million project is slated to be complete in August 2014.

The new facility will feature an administrative building and two jail pods. These pods will have a unique design, each featuring a two-tiered open structure with dual-capacity rooms located on the edges of the pod on each level. Each pod will house 200 inmates, for a total maximum capacity of 400.

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