Project Facts

Construction of the new county courthouse is underway.

This page provides brief facts and figures regarding the scope of the project.

  • Demolition of 500-car space parking garage began Summer 2012 - site of the new Courthouse Tower
  • Courthouse Tower construction began Fall 2012 - target completion Summer 2015
  • Energy efficient and sustainable - registered for LEED (Leadership in Energy Efficiency and Environmental Design) as a Silver Level Certified Building)
  • 714,000 square feet
  • 20 stories
  • $220 million cost - includes demolition, landscaping, construction and¬†connectors.
  • 5,300 tons of reinforced steel
  • 456 Auger Cast concrete piles totaling 41,260 feet (almost 8 miles)
  • 41,000 cubic yards of concrete
  • 1,800 architectural¬†precast concrete panels (230,000 square feet)
  • 105,000 square feet of glass walls
  • 14 new elevators and six new escalators
  • 2,000 doors
  • 350 toilets
  • 11,500 light fixtures
  • Concrete reinforced structure with precast panels and glass
  • Generator Systems for emergency operations
  • 75 courtrooms with additional space for expansion
  • Improved layout for better circulation of visitors and courthouse agencies
  • Improved security screening areas
  • Durable and efficient design for longevity and maintenance