The city of Indianapolis has launched a Request for Qualifications for a public-private partnership project that will involve the construction of the new Marion County criminal justice complex.
More specifically the project will involve the development, design, construction, financing, operation and maintenance of the new consolidated criminal justice center.
According to a 2-year-old private study the project cost could exceed US$500 million, but, Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard and his advisers said they would leave cost calculations to negotiations with the private sector.
The new consolidated criminal justice campus will include: 3,480 bed detention facility, 750 bed minimum security/ transitional community corrections facility, 32 courtroom courthouse, a law office building, a juvenile court and 100 bed juvenile detention center, a Sheriff's office, a Surface and structured parking facilities, and a Central facilities for maintenance, warehouse, central plant and underground connecting tunnel system.
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