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Architectural Planning and Design Services Hamblen County Jail and Justice Center Project

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000453092

Bid Title: Architectural Planning and Design Services Hamblen County Jail and Justice Center Project

Agency Bid No. Title: Not Stated

Received Date: 01/07/2016

Close Date: 02/08/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 01/13/2016 04:00 PM


Specifications include, but are not limited to:Hamblen County Government is soliciting requests for qualifications/proposals from licensed Architectural and/or Engineering firms for professional services necessary to plan and design a justice center and/or jail facilities for Hamblen County, Tennessee. The proposed project and required services are explained herein. Project Overview: 1.Hamblen County is located in eastern Tennessee, east of Knox County. The cities/towns of Morristown, Alpha, Russellville, Talbott, and Whitesburg are located within Hamblen County. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, 62,544 citizens reside within the county. 2.The main Hamblen County Jail and Justice Center was constructed in 1979 with additions in 2005 and 2008. 3.The jail has a certified capacity of 255; 187 beds for males and 68 beds for females. The jail was first decertified by the Tennessee Corrections Institute (TCI) for prisoner overcrowding was in September 2010. 4.In June 2015, the jail was re-inspected by the TCI and numerous deficiencies were identified. The inmate population on the day of the inspection was 302. The average daily inmate population for the period of January 1, 2015 June 23, 2015 was 333. 5. TCI noted deficiencies in the inspection report that included prisoner overcrowding, deficiencies in the physical plant, poor lighting and poor ventilation causing a continuous mold problem in the showers of the lockup section, as well as temperature control difficulties

Product Codes: 92516, 91815

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: County of Hamblen

State: Tennessee

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Karen Rich 511 West Second North Street, Morristown, Tennessee, 37814

Phone: 523-586-1931




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