United States Penitentiary and Federal Prison Camp, Yazoo City, MS

  • United States Penitentiary and Federal Prison Camp, Yazoo City, MS

  • United States Penitentiary and Federal Prison Camp, Yazoo City, MS

  • United States Penitentiary and Federal Prison Camp, Yazoo City, MS

  • United States Penitentiary and Federal Prison Camp, Yazoo City, MS

  • United States Penitentiary and Federal Prison Camp, Yazoo City, MS

GRW led the design team for the Federal Bureau of Prisons' first LEED Gold United States Penitentiary (USP). This men's high-security USP and minimum-security Federal Prison Camp (FPC) is located in Yazoo City, MS. The $182 million project has a gross building area of approximately 784,000 SF, and can house approximately 1,200 inmates. The USP campus plan places the six, 2-story housing units, a secure housing unit, and program and multipurpose functions in a rectangular campus layout enclosing a central secure compound. The FPC comprises a camp housing building and a camp core building.

In addition to the housing units, other campus buildings include food service, medical, warehouses/sanitation, administrative, recreation, education, personal services, industrial/vocational, central utilities plant, and vehicle maintenance.

Read more about the USP Yazoo City's sustainable design features.