Project Description


Franklin County Jail
Chambersburg, PA

This new 135,295 square foot Franklin County Jail, houses up to 428 inmates with core facilities designed to support future expansion of up to 750 beds.  All housing units are designed for delivery of services to each unit, minimizing inmate movement and staffing.  The exercise areas on each unit are covered with secure openings to the side to facilitate cross ventilation of the space.  Services requiring inmate movement include medical services, group education/counseling, and religious services.  Cells do not have windows for natural daylight, which is provided via dayroom windows sized to meet standards.  Fixtures are at the rear of each cell with a service corridor for maintenance.  A magistrate hearing room is also provided to minimize inmate movement to the courts.

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