Turner Awarded Contracts Totaling $52 million by Corrections Corporation of America


Turner to Manage Expansion of Two Correctional Facilities to Accommodate Additional 1,660 Prisoners in Georgia

New York, N.Y. – August 19, 2009 – (RealEstateRama) — Turner Construction Company, the nation’s largest builder of correctional facilities, has been selected to by Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) to manage the construction of two jail expansion projects in the state of Georgia that will accommodate a total of 1,660 additional inmates upon completion in June 2010.

The scope of work for the two correctional facilities includes renovations of special segregation dormitories and common services areas at both locations. In addition, Turner will manage the construction of a perimeter road and the installation of a stun fence around the two facilities.

The $27 million expansion of the Wheeler County Correctional Facility located in Alamo includes construction of two dormitory buildings to house 792 prisoners. The $25 million expansion of Coffee County Correctional Facility located in Nicholls will accommodate 868 prisoners.

“Turner is proud to have been selected by the Corrections Corporation of America to serve as part of the building team to successfully complete these two facilities,” said David Butler, Vice President and General Manager of Turner’s Georgia operations.


Through Turner’s market segment groups, the company has a powerful resource of staff experience with years of proven industry specific expertise in costing, planning, building and delivery of projects that is unmatched in the industry.  This expertise combined with local market knowledge has made Turner the leader nationally, in many regions and cities as well as in a wide variety of segments including commercial offices, education, sports, hotels/motels, healthcare, pharmaceutical, multi-unit residential correctional and entertainment/public assembly.


Turner Construction Company
375 Hudson Street
New York, NY 10014
Phone: 212-229-6000

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