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Department of Corrections Projects

DC Department of Corrections Projects - DC Jail

Program Overview

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.

Program Details

The Department of Corrections Projects (DC Jail) Renovations Projects
Location: 1901 D Street, SE
Providing Agency: Department of General Services
Status: Completed
Type: Renovation/Modernization
Partners
  • Department of Corrections
  • AECOM
  • Kramer Consulting

Renovate Cell Doors and Motors Project

Project Overview

This project replaced approximately 1,600 cell door mechanisms in eighteen (18) cell blocks and included the replacement of all controls and wiring.

Project Details

Construction: Spring 2010 - Fall 2013
Status: Completed
Budget: $16,400,000.00
Project Manager: Elvis Douglas

Upgrade Fire Alarm and Sprinkler System Project

Project Overview

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.

Project Details

Construction: Winter 2008 - Spring 2011
Status: Completed
Budget: $6,100,000.00
Project Manger: Satish Bagai

Upgrade Central Security System Project

Project Overview

This project included camera surveillance upgrades and addition of cameras.

Project Details

Construction:  Spring 2011 - Spring 2012
Status: Completed
Budget: $2,200,000.00
Project Manager: Pedro Astudillo

Inmate Processing Center Project

Project Overview

This project included the complete reconfiguration and expansion of the Inmate Processing Center.

Project Details

Design: Summer 2009 - Summer 2010
Construction: Fall 2011
Project Completion: Spring 2013
Status: Completed
Budget: $15,500,000.00
Project Manager:  Adenegan Olusegun

Exterior Structural Renovations at Central Detention Facility Project

Project Overview

This project will seal all exterior structural elements of the building, including pre-cast panels and some windows.

Project Details

Construction:  Winter 2010 - Spring 2011
Status: Completed
Budget: $1,200,000.00
Project Manger: Pedro Astudillo

Emergency Power System at Central Detention Facility Project

Project Overview

This project includes the installation of a 1,100 KW emergency generator and reconfiguration of the electrical system.

Project Details

Design: Completed
Construction: Spring 2011
Status: Completed
Budget: $800,000.00
Project Manager: Satish Bagai

Steam Supply and Return Project

Project Overview

This project included the phased replacement of all supply traps, return lines, condensate tanks and pumps, valves strainers and joints.

Project Details

Construction: Summer 2011 - Winter 2011
Status: Completed
Budget: $750,000.00
Project Manager: Satish Bagai

HVAC Replacement Project

Project Overview

This project includes the replacement of two chillers and other upgrades related to the cooling towers and data center renovations.

Project Details

Design: Winter 2010 - Summer 2011
Construction: Summer 2011 - Winter 2011
Completion: Winter 2011
Status: Completed
Budget: $1,000,000.00
Project Manager: Satish Bagai

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

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

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.