Smith County Juvenile Services Center
SIZE: 65,000 sf
TYPE: New Construction
COMPLETION DATE: 2003
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: WHJ provided a long range needs analysis to the year 2020. The study concluded with a forecast of needs for administration, juvenile probation, alternative education, support facilities, and offices for local and state agencies that interface with the juvenile probation department on a regular basis, as well as detention (pre-adjudicated and post adjudicated). WHJ also provided the design and construction documents for a 65,000 square foot facility which included offices for administration, probation, psychological testing, alternative education, boot camp and a 70 bed detention center. Project budget was $10 million, and was designed and constructed under budget for $8.3 million.