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Moss Awarded Pasco County Jail Expansion Contract

  • Press Release

LAND O’ LAKES, Fla. – Moss Construction is happy to announce that it has been awarded the contract for the expansion of the Pasco County Detention Center, located at 20101 Central Blvd., in Land O’ Lakes.

“We understand that this is an essential project for the county, and we are honored that they trust us to deliver a facility that will meet their current and future needs,” said Moss’ Mid-Florida President, Mike Mazza.

The new inmate housing in Pasco County, budgeted at $109 million, is targeted to provide additional housing beds comprised of single, double and multiple occupancy secure cells for general population inmates of different arrest classifications. The project also includes a Centralized Intake and Booking Center that can accommodate one hundred and fifty daily arrests and releases.  In addition, the expansion will make significant upgrades to the jail’s Medical Center with including enhancements to treatment areas, adding negative pressure isolation rooms and impact resistant cells. Central Support Facilities will also be renovated including warehousing, food service, laundry, and maintenance.

Construction is planned to begin the fourth quarter of 2021, and the anticipated completion is second quarter 2024. The project is being designed by firm HOK.

About Moss:
Moss is a national privately held construction firm providing innovative solutions resulting in award-winning projects. With regional offices across the United States, Moss focuses on construction management, design-build and public-private partnerships. The company’s diverse portfolio encompasses a wide range of sectors, including luxury high-rise residential, landmark mixed-use developments, hospitality, K-12 and higher education, justice, solar energy, and sports. Moss is ranked by Engineering News-Record as one of the nation’s top 75 general contractors. Moss prides itself on a strong entrepreneurial culture that honors safety, quality, client engagement and employee development. Its employees consistently rank Moss as one of the best places to work.