Structure of New Windsor-Essex Jail Going Up

Wednesday May 2nd, 2012

Posted at 3:15pm


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The jail visible from Concession 8

Work is progressing on the new Southwest Detention Centre. The new $38-million structure is starting to show from both the 401 and Concession Road 8.

Construction of the new 315-bed facility will ensure that the area has a new facility ready to help meet current and future capacity needs and to resolve issues regarding overcrowding at the aging Sandwich Jail.

The jail as seen from the 401

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