New Seward County Justice Center Takes Advantage of Sustainable Tech
SEWARD, Neb. — The much-awaited Seward County Justice Center in Seward is now complete, after a three year design and construction schedule — and a great deal of thought in the planning.
The architect on the project was Goldberg Group Architects PC (GGA) based out of Saint Joseph, Mo., with Bechenhauer Construction based out of Norfolk, Neb., serving as the construction manager on the project. Pauly Jail Building Company served as the detention equipment contractor on the project. The 43,483-square-foot, three-story facility had a budget of $15.7 million.
The previous Seward County jail and historic courthouse were built in the 1970s, and both buildings were increasingly failing to comply with state standards to provide adequate space, modern facilities and buildings systems and security for modern detention and judicial functions.
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