Winnebago County Justice Center
Court & Sheriff’s Department: 145,000 sq. ft.
Jail: 444,000 sq. ft.
Total Sq. Ft.: 589,000
PG Architecture Design-Build is part of a 3-firm team and was the lead on the Court House & Sheriff’s Department and all associated support space of this 589,000 sq. ft. facility. The project was constructed on a twelve-plus acre site in Rockford, IL. The court facility includes four courtrooms and all associated support spaces including judicial offices and lobby areas. The Sheriffs Department includes, administration offices, training classrooms, firing range, internal affairs offices, I.T. Department garage, warehouse, and lobby areas. An underground tunnel connects the facility to the former Public Safety Building. The jail facility has approximately 1,212 beds. The jail includes all associated support spaces including, but not limited to, underground parking, kitchen, laundry, medical, dental, administration offices, power plant, maintenance etc.