Funding/Expenditure Schedule: APPROVED
If you have questions or concerns during the evening operations, please contact John Westbrook, Superintendent for Tompkins Builders, Inc., at (240) 515-9898 or Ray Steinmetz, Montgomery County Construction Representative, at (240) 672-5389.
For questions or concerns during the day please contact Randall Hawkins, Montgomery County Representative at (240) 777-6099 or Will Magness, Tompkins representative at (703) 906-0694.
The terracotta statue of a Chinese soldier is on permanent display in the Executive Office Building lobby. This statue is a gift from China to Montgomery County.
As construction on the Circuit Court Phase 1 and Phase 2 nears completion, other major capital improvements continue. Renovation of the first floor will be starting around April 15th. Other major construction activity has been the renovation of the plaza and traffic circle shared by the Executive Office Building and Circuit Court.
This project involves an addition to and renovation of the existing Judicial Center. The Judicial Center Annex is a six story building with one level underground parking and one level mechanical penthouse. The Annex provides ten additional courtrooms and administrative spaces. The renovation of the existing judicial center includes upgrading interior spaces, mechanical, electrical and plumbing upgrades. The project will be designed to comply with Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) guidelines for LEED Silver (potentially Gold certification) which includes a green roof and roof mounted photovoltaic panels. The existing plaza and green spaces will be redesigned to invite public use of the space. The green space will include a water fountain, new trees, benches and a Memorial Walkway to receive the memorial plaques that will be relocated to allow for the construction of the Annex. Refer to the site plan image for the location of the Memorial Walkway.
The project consists of three phases. Phase one includes the existing Judicial Center HVAC renovation for floor 6-9 and the penthouse roof . Phase two includes the construction of the Annex and the phase three encompasses the interior renovation and upgrades of the remaining area of the existing Judicial Center.
The 3rd Floor Library Office area and Phase 2 at the Criminal Department renovations continue. This month’s progress includes installation of the lighting, HVAC, patching of the flooring, installation of the glass, installation of countertops and base cabinets and electrical.
The Law Library: The Circulation Desk and Public Reading area of the library remains open during renovation.
Renovation at the Criminal Department
Please be aware of construction zones.
Most work is performed after hours and will typically not require disruption to the functioning of the Court.
Presentations and Site Plan