Development Facilitators, Inc. (DFI) is providing construction management and inspection (CM&I) services for Jennifer Road Detention Center's central holding and processing facility in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. DFI also manages the contractor's prevailing wage rates compliance submissions for the project.
DFI is assisting with the coordination of the phasing and facility needs as defined in the contract documents. The company's critical thinking and communication skills are imperative to keeping the project on the required scheduled timeline and to keep the site secured during the construction phase. DFI also contributes to maintaining the ingress and egress of the detainee drop-off area. Additionally, DFI is coordinating the security systems and contracting efforts for the existing facility in conjunction with new security requirements for the addition.
The civil site improvements and construction are implementing 25 phases to achieve the goals of the project. DFI is monitoring submissions to help assure the building achieves the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification.
Overall work includes selective demolition, site work, utilities and an addition to the existing detention center. The detention center's floor plan consists of additional jail cells, as well as office space needed for detention officials.