Milwaukee County ~ Milwaukee County Jail

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Project Description

The 435,000 sq. ft., 12-story, 798-bed “direct supervision” facility includes:

  • 798 housing cells

  • District Attorney Sensitive Crimes/Domestic Violence Offices

  • Three state courtrooms

  • One municipal appearance court

  • 150 central intake housing units

  • Booking areas

  • Medical infirmary

  • Loading dock

  • Central stores

  • New service kitchen which aids in the preparation of over 3,000 meals per day

This facility meets the handicapped access codes.

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Venture Architects

Boldt's Role

Construction Manager

Key Points

  • This high-rise jail was built in an urban setting in busy downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Boldt’s construction management team was involved in the project from the schematic design phase through owner operations training and final occupancy.
  • The project was completed within schedule parameters and below the project budget.