Johnson County Jail
Upgrading and expanding judicial facilities to meet community needs
Challenge: The existing Johnson County Sheriff's Office and Detention Center lacked adequate space and needed interior renovations and mechanical upgrades.
Solution: RQAW is currently designing an addition and renovation of the existing Johnson County Sheriff’s Office and Detention Center. The housing pod addition will add 268 beds and a sally port. Interior renovations will create a new medical area, intake/booking, holding, and program space. The design included replacing mechanical equipment such as Air Handling Units and upgrading light fixtures. The new plumbing systems will comply with all local and state building codes, NFPA, and ADA requirements. The project is currently under construction, and a total of 45,370-sf will be added to the existing facility.