In preparation for the commencement of construction of the new $132 million Escambia County jail this spring, Pensacola-based Whitesell-Green and Montgomery-based Caddell Construction Company will host a public kickoff to prequalify subcontractors and vendors who want to participate in the construction of the new jail.
The new complex will be located at adjacent to the current jail facility at Pace Boulevard and Fairfield Drive. The building will replace the facility destroyed in a 2014 explosion.
The kickoff will take place Wednesday, March 21 from 3-6 p.m. at the Brownsville Community Center at 3200 W. De Soto St in Pensacola.
Project team members from local agencies will be available to discuss employment opportunities for qualified individuals. Agencies that will be in attendance include Nash Plumbing and Mechanical, A&B Electric, Pensacola Glass, Tindall Precast, Bell Steel and Whitesell-Green/Caddell.
Whitesell-Green/Caddell will be looking for qualified subcontractors and vendors to perform and supply the following:
- Utility work
- Framing and drywall
- Air conditioning