Project Description

A new 230,000 SF county detention center serving both Burleigh and Morton Counties. It has 480 jail beds divided among five, two-story pods ranging from a dormitory to maximum security. Office and support spaces for the Sheriff’s Department are provided along with a visitor’s area, booking/holding area, outdoor recreation spaces and a vehicle sallyport. The exterior is architectural precast and metal wall panels.


Client: Burleigh & Morton Counties
Location: Bismarck, ND
Surface Area: 230,000 SF
Completed: 2017
Value: Multiple-Prime
Architect: ubl Architects & Venture Architects

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