The Bureau of Design and Construction provides the
overall management for the department's design and
construction programs. More specifically, this bureau manages the
construction of new institutions, work camps and buildings by
outside contractors and inmate laborers; oversees the repair
and renovation of existing facilities using inmate labor;
programs and designs new institutions and buildings using
in-house architects and engineers; assists institutions and regions
regarding construction and maintenance issues; and
provides design and construction services to other state agencies.
Accomplishments in 1995-96:
Helped to establish the department's statewide
preventative maintenance program.
Oversaw extensive statewide security enhancement
program, which included installing additional razor wire,
fencing and electronic and microwave fence detection systems.
Built a $2,000,000 juvenile facility for the Department
of Juvenile Justice at Hendry Correctional Institution using