Fast-Track Construction

Waltz, Emily; Montgomery, Mike
April 2003
Corrections Today;Apr2003, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p104
Explains the fast-track construction method used by correctional officers to build facilities to meet growing inmate population in the U.S. Limitation of the traditional method of construction; Brief description of the fast-track construction method; Details on the fast-track construction method; Disadvantages of the fast-track construction method; Examples of fast-track projects.


Related Articles

  • An Immediate Impact. Books, Michael K.; Staley, John D. // American Jails;Jul/Aug2005, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p46 

    Focuses on the development of a new correctional facility in Elkhart County, Indiana, that embraced a progressive and philosophical management approach. Goals of reducing recidivism, increasing efficiency, and reducing costs; Upgrade of inmate transportation and visitation; Balance among the...

  • New Georgia Facility Successfully Mixes Range of Populations. Peek, David; Pletz, Diana // Corrections Today;Jun2004, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p74 

    Looks at the design of the Gwinnett County Comprehensive Correctional Complex in Georgia. Mission of the department supported by the detention model; Brief background on the correctional facility in Georgia before the construction of the Gwinnett County correctional facility; Steps in getting...

  • Correct That Correctional Facility Design: THE BENEFITS OF DESIGN REVIEW. Goldman, Mark; LeFrancois, Joshua; Getty, Dina // Corrections Today;Jun2004, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p82 

    Discusses the how errors in the design of correctional institutions can be minimized. Description of design review; Importance of involvement with design review; Individuals involved in the design and design review.

  • High Desert State Prison 'THINK TANK' Patrick, Allen; Slansky, John // Corrections Today;Apr2001, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p93 

    Deals with the application of Think Tank Process in the construction of the High Desert State Prison in Nevada. Purpose of the construction; Information on how the process works; Goal of the Think Tank Process; Establishment of the functional adjacency diagram.

  • HOW TO REDUCE stress & CONSTRUCTION COSTS. Gross, James F.; Suarez, Manuel J. // Corrections Today;Apr2003, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p110 

    Deals with the reduction of stress in designing and operating correctional facilities in the U.S. Benefits of reducing stress levels within correctional environments; Design of day rooms for inmates; Improvement of facilities through lighting; Advantages of using pre-engineered and...

  • Finding Cost Savings In Linking Design to Operations. Goodale, Jeff; Chandler, Larry // Corrections Today;Jun2004, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p70 

    Discusses the importance of containing building costs in constructing new and expanded correctional facilities. Key operational issues in corrections supported by successful architecture; Significance of early collaboration between architects and facility managers to the efficiency of...

  • Mo. Inmates Move From Oldest to Newest Prison. St. Gerard, Vanessa // Corrections Today;Dec2004, Vol. 66 Issue 7, p12 

    Reports on the relocation of inmates from Missouri State Penitentiary to Jefferson City Correctional Center in the state in 2004. Number of inmates who were relocated; Design of the new prison; Plans regarding the renovation of the old prison.

  • OKLAHOMA: Prisons Seek Capacity Study. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;2/19/2008, Vol. 363 Issue 32818, p9 

    The article reports on the funding sought by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections to finance an architectural study which would determine how the state can increase the prison's capacity. Corrections director Justin Jones wants the study to be completed as evidence in his request for a $336...

  • Providing the Help Needed to Activate Juvenile Facilities. Halley, Dee // Corrections Today;Jul2003, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p108 

    Highlights the assistance provided by the U.S. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and National Institute of Corrections to juvenile justice officials who are preparing and planning to build or renovate juvenile facilities. Factors involved in planning secure correctional...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics