New York State Department of Correctional Services - Upstate Correctional Facility

Project

Construction of new 1500 bed maximum security prison for New York State Department of Correctional Services. The project included housing for 1500 prisoners and support buildings all connected by a spine layout.

M/E Role

The project included HVAC, plumbing, fire protection, electrical design and construction phase services for support buildings including a Visitors Center, Health Services, Inmate Services (Kitchen/Laundry), Connecting Corridor and Utility Tunnel. Designed infrastructure distribution for medium temperature hot water, steam, condensate, tel/data and energy/security management.

Challenges

The project location was changed during the last month of design, which required the design team to adapt the plans for the new site very quickly without significantly changing the project schedule. Integrating the design standards and concepts among multiple private architects and engineers and the OGS in-house design staff, for single construction package.

Location:
Malone, New York