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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

Administration

Bureau of Design and Construction

Ned Terry
Bureau Chief
(904) 487-1330
SUNCOM 277-1330

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 inmate labor.