W.J. Maxey Juvenile Training Facility

Project Size:

Square Feet:
265,000 sq.ft.

Contract Type:
Construction Management (CM)

State of Michigan

Tower Pinkster Titus Associates

Whitmore Lake, MI

New 165,000 sq.ft., 200-bed addition. Expansion and renovation of the South Campus provides a secure setting for high-risk juvenile offenders. The additional beds facilitate implementation of a 3-tiered classification system including maximum, flex-max, and medium-security for treatment programs. This provides secure settings for all activities involving youth including visitation, education, dining and recreation.

Scope of work included:

  • Two new housing units with 10-bed separate, secure pod areas per building
  • Classroom space
  • New reception and security area
  • New full-service kitchen and dining facility
  • Gymnasium, exterior basketball & volleyball courts
  • New perimeter security fencing
  • New powerhouse facility

Construction started in May 2012; scope of work entailed renovations and additions to the dining and kitchen areas of the building. Construction Completed in December 2012.