Otay Mesa Detention Facility
Location:Otay Mesa, California
Large detention facility under one roof
Utilized precast cell configuration
Facility is a full service detention complex
This 350,000-square-foot detention facility includes 1,492 total beds, support services, perimeter fence, detection, roads and lighting, staff and visitor parking and is a two-story structure under one large roof.
The initial design implemented a pre-engineered metal building design. Sundt recommended an alternative improvement to the structural design. Sundt took the responsibility to re-design the structure while maintaining the originally purposed schedule. The design was demanding since the floor plates were already established with room sizes and layouts.