Meridian, Mississippi Correctional

East Mississippi Correctional Facility

Mechanical Systems for Psychiatric Prison

East Mississippi Correctional Facility is a 230,000 square-foot psychiatric prison.

Facility Details

  • Four housing pods
  • One support building
  • One maintenance building

Systems Installed

  • HVAC
  • Plumbing
  • Utility work
  • Piping for the 500,000-gallon water tank
  • 14 roof-top units, ranging from five to 30 tons each, on the support building’s
    exterior, running duct up along exterior walls and through the attic
  • Sixteen 20-ton split HVAC systems were installed in the housing pods

Architectural design of Wackenhut’s 1,000-bed prison called for exterior walls to be constructed of tilt-up panels. A challenge for Ivey was to maintain plumbing rough-in beneath slab until all exterior walls were formed, poured and tilted on the actual building slab. Ivey pre-fabricated 128 plumbing risers on site.


Honorable Mention – Mississippi ABC


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