Interior of New Courthouse Making Great Strides
With each passing day, significant construction progress continues on the interior of the new courthouse. The project is now 80% complete and finishing touches are visible everywhere. A quick scan of the second through twentieth floors reveals new wall tiles and gypsum board wall finishes, wall paneling, flooring, and acoustical ceiling panels. Architectural woodwork is being installed on the lower floors hearing rooms. The temporary covered walkway at Courthouse Drive is a work in progress and is scheduled for completion the first week of March. Work is underway and ongoing for the entry canopy. Final connections for emergency generators are ongoing while service elevators are fully functional. Construction continues to move forward at a fast and steady pace with an anticipated completion date of late 2015.
County Opens New Judicial Complex South Parking Garage
Officials marked an important milestone in the construction of Broward County's new courthouse by conducting a ceremonial ribbon cutting marking the completion of the Judicial Complex South Parking Garage, a courthouse employee garage located at the corner of Andrews Avenue and Seventh Street Southeast in Fort Lauderdale. The garage will eventually accomodate up to 1,000 Broward County Employees who will be working in the new courthouse, which is under construction next door and on schedule to open in 2015. More...