Bledsoe County Correctional Complex Bledsoe County, Tennessee

Bledsoe-County-Correctional-Complex-Bledsoe County-Tennessee

TRC Worldwide Engineering provided the structural engineering design and contract administration for this new correctional facility in Bledsoe County, Tennessee. The new facility will consist of 14 new building structures consisting of 2 story medium and maximum security housing units, one story minimum security complex, and other maintenance, administration, and support structures. Structural materials and systems for the different buildings range from precast concrete housing units and walls, structural steel beams and joists, prefabricated metal building systems, and wood construction. When complete the new facility will be capable to house an additional 1,956 inmates.

Key Structural Components
Structural steel beams and joists
Prefabricated metal buildings
Precast concrete housing units
Load bearing wood construction with wood shear walls as the lateral resisting system
Design Team
Owner: Tennessee Department of Correction
Client/Architect: DLR Group, Inc.
Structural Engineer: TRC Worldwide Engineering, Inc.
New Construction: 445,000 GSF
Construction Cost: $165 million
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