Prison upgrades coming to Illinois facilities

Dixon Correctional Center – Studstill Media Photo

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Corrections will be using over $150 million in state funds to move forward with construction and upgrade projects to facilities statewide. Plans include renovation of kitchen and cold storage areas at Pontiac Correctional Center and renovation of the dietary building at Dixon Correctional Center for adaptive reuse as a treatment facility for mentally ill individuals, including exams rooms, nurses station, offices, medicine dispensary, and a classroom. DOC facilities provide housing for about 28,000 adults in custody across 33 correctional centers.

Region: Northern,Feeds,News,Region: La Salle

via WYYS

August 9, 2022 at 11:37PM

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