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Turner/New South Construction Break Ground on Douglas Cty Adult Detention and Law Enforcement Center | Crime

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Turner/New South Construction Break Ground on Douglas Cty Adult Detention and Law Enforcement Center
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Turner Construction Company, in a joint venture with New South Construction, broke ground Nov. 2 on the $117 million Douglas County Adult Detention and Law Enforcement Center in Douglasville.  The 1,500-bed facility is being constructed on 40 acres of county property off Fairburn Road in Douglasville adjacent to the Douglas County courthouse campus.

The project is expected to have a strong economic impact on the county.  Over the course of the two years of construction, hundreds of workers will be employed on the project.

Turner Construction Company is one the nation’s top builders of justice facilities, including jails, courthouses, police facilities and juvenile detention facilities.  The company has completed 172 justice projects in 27 states.

Turner recently completed a courthouse in Cobb County, and is currently working on a courthouse for Crisp County in Cordele, Georgia.

(pictured from left to right) John Eisenlau, SVP, HOK; David Butler, VP and General Manager, Turner Construction; Michael Katzin, VP, HOK; Doug Davidson, President and CEO, New South Construction; Phil Miller, Douglas County Sheriff, Tom Worthan, Douglas County Commission Chairman; Eric Johnson, President, Comprehensive Program Services, Douglas County; Stan Copeland, Chief Deputy; Ronnie Wood, President - R. J. Wood Company.

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