Broaddus & Associates served as owner’s representative to the Tarrant County Commissioners Court for the development of a new $95 million jail facility and renovation of the existing corrections center in Ft. Worth, Texas. The new 183,052 SF building provides 444 maximum-security beds, a new kitchen, fourth-level medical wards, and a sky bridge and tunnel elements that connects to the existing Tarrant County Corrections Center. The classical facade design blends with the existing architecture, while meeting the County’s substantial growth needs on a difficult and restricted site. Broaddus & Associates was responsible for management of the architect and construction manager as part of the total project scope.
Broaddus & Associates used Best Practices such as the Project Definition Rating Index (PDRI) and value engineering on this project in order to ensure the scope remained as originally programmed and the budget did not increase on this taxpayer-funded project.
In addition, the team helped the County track and submit the sustainability requirements that earned this facility a LEED® gold certification from the US Green Building Council.