January 21, 2015

Southland Engineering Awarded Kern County Justice Facility

Garden Grove, CA

Southland Engineering, a collaborative engineering partner offering a complete range of engineering services nationwide, was recently awarded engineering contract for the Kern County Justice Facility in Bakersfield, California.

Totaling 210,000 square feet, the new 822-bed, single story Type II detention facility will include mezzanines configured into housing pods with adjacent program and treatment space. The project also involves a 900-ton central utility plant and site development. Southland will provide mechanical and controls design services for the facility.

The housing building will consist of medium security housing units with approximately 100 cells each, one maximum security mental health/special housing unit with approximately 104 cells, four housing control rooms, and attorney visiting booths. Consisting of healthcare, custody, visitation, warehouse, and administrative space, the support space will total approximately 55,000 square feet. The standalone, 2,800 square foot central plant will provide heating, cooling, and electrical services for the new facility and will be made up of two 650-ton centrifugal chillers, a cooling tower, and three 5,000-MBH boilers.

The project is currently in design, and overall project completion is anticipated by March 2017.

 

About Southland Engineering

Southland Engineering is engineering redefined. As your collaborative engineering partner, we produce cost-responsible, constructible solutions that push the envelope and redefine your expectations of a modern engineering firm. Offering a complete range of engineering services nationwide, our solutions achieve the multifaceted goals of performance, energy, sustainability, quality, time, and resources for each project. Utilizing the latest technology and industry tools, our in-house experts deliver innovative yet practical solutions and award-winning projects that enhance the indoor environment for years to come.

About Southland Engineering

Southland Engineering is engineering redefined. As your collaborative engineering partner, we produce cost-responsible, constructible solutions that push the envelope and redefine your expectations of a modern engineering firm. Offering a complete range of engineering services nationwide, our solutions achieve the multifaceted goals of performance, energy, sustainability, quality, time, and resources for each project. Utilizing the latest technology and industry tools, our in-house experts deliver innovative yet practical solutions and award-winning projects that enhance the indoor environment for years to come.

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