South Correctional Entity Jail (SCORE)

Category Public / Civic
Location Des Moines, WA
Owner Shiels Obletz Johnsen, Inc
Eng DLR Group
GC Lydig Construction

This $54 million project includes the construction of a single-story, 164,000-square-foot, 822-bed jail complex on a 14-acre site south of SeaTac Airport. This precast concrete and steel facility is the first multi-jurisdictional jail in Washington state and houses male and female inmates for several cities in the region.  Inspections and testing included reinforced concrete, expansion and epoxy grouted anchors, nonshrink grout, structural steel fabrication and erection, precast panel fabrication and erection, safing of wall and roof penetrations, security sealant inspection, moisture emissions testing and floor flatness testing.