Winnebago County Justice Center
Court & Sheriff’s Department: 145,000 Square Feet
Jail: 444,000 Square Feet
Total Square Feet: 589,000
PG Design + Build served as the lead architectural firm in a three-firm partnership to complete this large project that included a court house, sheriff’s department, and a variety of support spaces. The court house facilities include four courtrooms, judicial offices, lobby areas, and support spaces. The sheriff’s department includes administration offices, training classrooms, a firing range, internal affairs offices, an IT department, lobby areas, a warehouse, and a garage. The jail facility features 1,212 beds, kitchen and laundry facilities, medical and dental facilities, a power plant, maintenance, all support spaces, and underground parking. In addition, an underground tunnel connects the new facility with the former Public Safety Building.