Builders Discuss Construction vs. Renovation

By Jessie Fetterling
Correctional News interviewed construction experts about current trends, challenges and advice needed to work in today’s market, as the corrections industry continues to evolve. Tony Ewalt, vice president, division manager for Sletten Corrections; Ryan Heeter, senior vice president, McCarthy Building Companies Inc.; Tom Bartelli, senior pre-construction manager, JE Dunn Construction; and Sid Jordan, president and CEO, Northern and Southern Regions, Clark Construction Group; all provided insight by answering the following question about new construction versus renovation projects.

Courthouse Debuts as Calaveras County’s Flagship Building

By Jessie Fetterling
The new, two-story Calaveras County Courthouse opened to the public in San Andreas on Nov. 25. The new courthouse contributes to the California Judicial Council’s goal to improve the court system statewide.

Natural Setting Preserved Under New Courthouse Design

Construction has began for the new Calaveras County Courthouse in San Andreas, Calif. McCarthy Building Companies Inc. is the general contractor for the 44,600-square-foot building and DLR Group is the architect for the project, slated for completion in 2013.