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Department of Corrections Projects

DC Department of Corrections Projects - DC Jail

Project Overview

Project Title: Department of Corrections Projects (DC Jail)
Providing Agency: Department of General Services
Status: Completed
Type: Renovation/Modernization
Location: 1901 D Street, SE

Milestones and Deliverables

Department of Corrections Projects
Design: *See Each Project
Construction: *See Each Project
Project Completion: *See Each Project

Partners

  • Department of Corrections
  • AECOM
  • Kramer Consulting
These projects include the renovation of numerous aspects of the District’s jail. They range from mechanical and electrical upgrades, security and life safety upgrades, to reconfigurations and expansions.

Renovate Cell Doors and Motors Project

Description: This project replaced approximately 1,600 cell door mechanisms in eighteen (18) cell blocks and included the replacement of all controls and wiring.
Schedule
  • Construction: Spring 2010 - Fall 2013
  • Status: Completed
  • Budget: $16,400,000.00
Project Manager: Elvis Douglas

Upgrade Fire Alarm and Sprinkler System Project

Description
This project included the demolition of all existing/installation of new heat, fire, and smoke detectors, panels, standpipes, sprinkler heads, and other fire prevention system upgrades.
Schedule
  • Construction:  Winter 2008 - Spring 2011
  • Status: Completed
  • Budget: $6,100,000.00
Project Manger: Satish Bagai

Upgrade Central Security System Project

Description:  This project included camera surveillance upgrades and addition of cameras.
Schedule:
  • Construction:  Spring 2011 - Spring 2012
  • Status: Completed
Budget: $2,200,000.00
Project Manager: Pedro Astudillo

*Please see Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) at the bottom of this page.

Inmate Processing Center Project

Description: This project included the complete reconfiguration and expansion of the Inmate Processing Center.
Schedule:
  • Design: Summer 2009 - Summer 2010 (Complete)
  • Construction:  Fall 2011
  • Project Completion:  Spring 2013
Budget: $15,500,000.00
Project Manager:  Adenegan Olusegun

Exterior Structural Renovations at Central Detention Facility Project

Description: This project will seal all exterior structural elements of the building, including pre-cast panels and some windows.
Schedule:
  • Construction:  Winter 2010 - Spring 2011
  • Status: Completed
Budget: $1,200,000.00
Project Manger: Pedro Astudillo

Emergency Power System at Central Detention Facility Project

Description: This project includes the installation of a 1,100 KW emergency generator and reconfiguration of the electrical system.
Schedule:
  • Design: Complete
  • Construction:  Spring 2011
  • Status: Completed
Budget: $800,000.00
Project Manager: Satish Bagai

Steam Supply and Return Project

Description: This project included the phased replacement of all supply traps, return lines, condensate tanks and pumps, valves strainers and joints.
Schedule:
  • Construction:  Summer 2011 - Winter 2011
  • Status: Completed
Budget: $750,000.00
Project Manager: Satish Bagai

HVAC Replacement Project

Description: This project includes the replacement of two chillers and other upgrades related to the cooling towers and data center renovations.
Schedule:
  • Design: Winter 2010 - Summer 2011 (In Progress)
  • Construction:  Summer 2011 - Winter 2011
  • Project Completion:  Winter 2011
Budget: $1,000,000.00
Project Manager: Satish Bagai

*Please see Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) at the bottom of this page.

  • HVAC Replacement FAQs
  • Upgrade Central Security System FAQs

Department of Corrections Projects - HVAC Replacement Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Please read answers to FAQs about the HVAC Replacement, below:

Q. Why do we need the HVAC Replacement?

To improve and upgrade the existing HVAC in the area by replacement of the very old chillers and provide additional and redundant cooling system for Data Center HVAC to maintain the proper environment for the inmates, administration and visitors and for the proper function of the life safety equipment.

Q. Who will use the upgraded HVAC Systems?

DC Department of Corrections (DOC) for maintaining the Central Detention Facility.

Q. What activities will take place in the upgraded HVAC areas?

DOC to perform daily administrative-type activities for the inmates and visitors.

Q. Where is the DOC Central Detention Facility located?

1901 D Street SE, Washington, DC.

Q. Why was this site chosen?

Existing building constructed in 1977.

Q. What is the size of the Central Detention Facility?

450,000 Square Feet

Q. How much will the HVAC Replacement cost?

The cost varies with each HVAC modification necessary to maintain the proper environment for the function of the Central Detention Facility. It varies from $200,000 to $800,000.