New Hampshire to Build $38 Million Women’s Prison


(03/05/2014)
Site work will begin this summer on the New Hampshire Correctional Facility for Women.

Wrecking Ball Takes Aim at Maryland House of Correction


(01/29/2014)
After standing for more than 130 years, structural demolition has begun on the infamous maximum security Maryland House of Correction. The aging and inadequate facility saw a dramatic increase in violence in recent years, prompting correctional officials to close it in 2007.

California Counties Learn Correction Funding Fate


(12/18/2013)
Fifteen California counties will soon benefit from a $500 million investment in correctional construction projects.

New Alaska Prison Will Remain Closed


(05/06/2011)
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Goose Creek prison in the Mat-Su will not open as scheduled, corrections officials announced.

Ariz. County Awards Correctional RFQ


(04/26/2011)
YUMA, Ariz. — The Yuma County Department of Developmental Services awarded the design RFQ for the Yuma County East Satellite facility to Yuma-based architect Steven R. Fischer.

Mass. Correctional Project To Bid Soon


(04/26/2011)
CHICOPEE, Boston — The Division of Capital Asset Management will seek bids to expand the MA Regional Women’s Correctional Center in Chicopee.

Wis. Correctional Farm Project Halted


(03/25/2011)
Sen. Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) and Rep. Jeff Fitzgerald (R-Horicon) announced plans for a Correctional Farm Consolidation near Fox Lake have been halted.

Pa. Governor Halts Prison Project

By Helen Christophi
(02/18/2011)
In an abrupt move, Gov. Tom Corbettt's administration scrapped plans for a $200 million prison construction project in Fayette County.

Ariz. 5,000-bed RFP Due Next Week


(02/16/2011)
Bids to build new privately-run minimum-to-medium security prisons are due Thursday, Feb. 24, to the Arizona Department of Corrections Procurement Services.

W. Va. Considering New Prison Construction, Measures


(02/15/2011)
With the second fastest growing prison population in the country, West Virginia is building new correctional space and considering alternative sentencing measures to reduce its prison population.