Richland County Jail
MKC Associates, Inc.
40 W. Fourth Street, Mansfield, OH 44906
401 S.W. Water Street, Peoria, IL 61602
Location: Mansfield, Ohio Date Bid: June 2006
Construction Period: Oct 2006 to June 2008.
Total Square Feet: 81,200 Site: 1.6 acres.
Number of Buildings: One.
Building Size: First floor, 25,292; second floor, 24,709; third
floor, 24,709; penthouse, 6,490; total, 81,200 square feet.
Building Height: Floor to floor, 15’4”; penthouse, 15’4”; total,
Basic Construction Type: New, Cast-in-place concrete super
structure with CMU veneer.
Foundation: Concrete. Exterior Walls: CMU, brick.
Roof: Built-up. Floors: Concrete.
Interior Walls: CMU, metal stud drywall.
Structural Engineer: Korda/Nemeth Engineering, Inc. - 1650
Watermark Drive, #200, Columbus, OH 43215
Construction Manager & Cost Estimator: Bovis Lend Lease - 111 W.
Rich Street, Columbus, OH 43215
Mechanical Engr. & Detention Security Electronics Consultant: PSA
Dewberry - 401 S.W. Water Street, Peoria, IL 61602
Electrical Engineer: MKC Associates, Inc. - 40 W. Fourth Street,
Mansfield, OH 44906
Civil Engineering Consultant: K. E. McCartney & Associates - 52
N. Diamond Street, Mansfield, OH 44902
The Richland County Jail in Mansfield, Ohio is an addition to the
existing Richland County Courthouse. A pedestrian bridge to the existing
Richland County Courthouse connects the new two-story,
81,200-square-foot jail. The jail designed by MKC Associates, Inc. in
cooperation with PSA-Dewberry as Associate Architect, houses prisoners
from Richland County and the City of Mansfield and was completed in June
The new 260-bed facility includes housing for eight maximum security
ranges with 50 cells with 50 beds one per cell. The facility also
includes two minimum security ranges with 18 cells with 36 beds two per
cell along with 10 Dormitory ranges with 174 beds.
Of the 260 total beds, 206 beds are allocated for male inmates and 54
beds are for female inmates. The facility also features two medical
isolation cells, two protective custody cells and two cells for
The facility is equipped with a full-service, state-of-the-art kitchen
capable of producing 1,000 meals per day, including meals for the
Community Alternative Jail facility and the County’s Juvenile Attention
The facility also features state-of-the-art video visitation equipment,
thereby eliminating contact visits. Inmates are seated in front of a
video monitor inside of their designated housing unit, which prevents
unwanted movement by the Inmates. Reducing the movement by Inmates
results in reduced staffing costs and increases the overall security to
DIV. 7: Built-Up: Garland.
DIV. 8: Window, Entrances & Storefronts: Kawneer.
DIV. 9: Seemless Epoxy: 3M; VCT: Mannington.
DIV. 14: Elevators: Otis.
DIV. 26: Lighting: Lithonia, Kenall.