Charleston County Detention Center

General Contractor: M.B. Kahn Construction Co., Inc.
Address: Charleston, SC
Architect: Moseley Architects, PC
Size: 332,000 sf, increasing the total size of the Detention Center to 512,251 sf
Project Responsibility: Structural Engineering Design; Structural Construction Administration Services

The Charleston County Detention Center design/build expansion will include a new 334,000 sf building, consisting of 4 stories with a mechanical penthouse. The structural system consists of precast concrete columns and precast, precast concrete double tee beams and precast walls. The foundations consist of auger cast pile foundations, with pile caps and grade beams.