Milton, Florida Correctional

Blackwater River Correctional Facility

LEED Gold-Certified Correctional Facility

Blackwater River Correctional Facility is a $115 million, 2,000 bed, 378,796 square foot prison.

Facility Details

  • One support building with five areas:
    • Segregation
    • Kitchen
    • Laundry
    • Visitation
    • Classroom
  • One administrative building
  • Two dormitories, each containing four day rooms
  • Four housing buildings, each containing six day rooms
  • Three covered gymnasiums

HVAC Systems Installed

  • Two 500 ton chillers with associated pumps
  • 59 rooftop units
  • 19 split systems
  • 108 exhaust fans
  • 39 smoke exhaust fans

Other Mechanical Systems Installed

  • Chilled water system of pre-insulated piping below ground and grooved piping above ground
  • Gas heat was utilized throughout all of the buildings
  • The plumbing system contains 30 gas-fired water heaters

60% of the plumbing systems for the facility were prefabricated by Ivey.


Honorable Mention – Mississippi ABC



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