Yazoo City Federal Correctional Insitution



Location: Yazoo City, MS
General Contractor: The Haskell Company
Architect: HKS, Inc.
Owner: Federal Bureau of Prisons
Electrical Contract Amount: $20,210,569


Our work included both the Design & Electrical Construction for the entire electrical system and Security Systems including CCTV, MATV, Fire Alarm, Paging, fiber optic interfaces, control consoles and door lock systems to provide housing for 1100 prisoners.  The electrical systems included 15KV Incoming Service Switchgear, 12-15KV Selector Switches & Power Transformers, a double loop 15KV primary distribution system around the site including manholes and concrete encased duct banks.  The outdoor lighting system included furnishing and installing 16-100ft high mast poles and 160-1000 watt fixtures.  This is the first and to date only facility of its type to have had the entire Division 17 Security Systems installed, tested and accepted by the FBOP on or before the scheduled date.