County Jail & Sheriff’s Office, Effingham County, GA

84,000 SF Jail Delivers Increased Efficiency & Security

Hussey Gay Bell as part of the Design-Build team of R.J. Griffin, Rives Worrell and Rosser International was responsible for design and construction of the new 84,000 SF, 332-bed, Effingham County Jail. The project was made possible through SPLOST with a total cost of $16.4 million including financing. The new facility includes one 32-bed unit for females, a 48-bed minimum security area for males, two 48-bed medium security housing units and a 16-bed maximum security area in addition to an isolation unit and a special-needs unit that can be supervised by one officer. Phase 2 of the project included the renovation of the existing jail building into a new sheriff office. The renovation scope included new interior walls, new finishes, new electrical, new HVAC, and new plumbing fixtures. Spaces include sheriff office, deputy offices, squad room, training room, evidence storage, admin offices, CID/Drug Task Force work area, fitness room, and an armory.

County Jail & Sheriff’s Office
Effingham County, GA

Completed via Design-Build, this new jail and sheriff’s office provides multiple functions in a centralized location with a cohesive configuration, increasing efficiency, functionality and security.