Bi-County Jail Breaks Ground in Bismarck

By Jessie Fetterling
Construction broke ground on the combined jail for Burleigh and Morton counties to be built in southeast Bismarck, and it is slated for completion in January 2017. Locally based UBL Design Group, in cooperation with New York-based Venture Architects, revealed plans for the new 476-bed facility last year. Locally based Comstock Construction is serving as the main contractor on the project.

Joint County Committee Continues Bismarck Jail Planning

Burleigh and Morton county officials voted in favor of the construction agreement needed for the two counties to build a $70 million jail together at a joint county committee meeting last month.

New N.D. Jail Design Presented

UBL Design Group, based in Bismarck, in cooperation with New York-based Venture Architects presented design plans for the new combined Burleigh/Morton County jail to commissioners from Burleigh County, Morton County, Bismarck and Mandan in April.