Western Mass Women’s Correctional Center Housing Addition

Housing Unit 3 and Intake Addition at the Western Massachusetts Women’s Correctional Center located in Chicopee.

Client:   DCAMM
Designer:  Kleinfelder SEA
Size:  29,000 SF

Project Features

  • New Housing Unit built on precast piles and concrete grade beams.
  • Structural steel framing.
  • Precast concrete modular holding cells.
  • Modular concrete holding cells prefabricated off site and put together like Legos on site.
  • New 2,500 SF Intake Addition consisting of concrete foundation walls, mat slab and structural steel framing with precast concrete exterior walls.
  • Integrated the design and construction delivery processes of Chapter 149A CM at Risk, Integrated Project Delivery (IPD), and Building Information Management (BIM).

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