Tarrant County Jail & Corrections Center

Fort Worth, Texas

Clad in the same distinctive pink granite used on the County’s historic 1895 courthouse, the new Tarrant County Jail is a 207,700 square feet, 5 story maximum security facility built to house the County’s “worst of the worst” prisoners.

The new Tarrant County Jail includes 444 maximum security inmate beds (served by maintenance corridors) as follows:

  • 189 male single cells
  • 96 male solitary separation cells (with showers)
  • 96 male medical cells
  • 39 female single cells
  • 24 female solitary separation cells (with showers)

In addition, the new Tarrant County Jail includes a massive kitchen capable of producing 16,500 meals a day and could be the world’s first jail to earn gold LEED certification for sustainability.

DSI RolesMechanical Contractor, Plumbing Contractor
Self-Performed WorkHVAC Piping, HVAC Sheet Metal, Plumbing
Project Size207,700 sq. ft; 5 floors and 444 beds/cells
Total Volume$95 million