EDINBURG – Construction on Hidalgo County's new courthouse and jail expansion begins next month with official groundbreaking set for October.
The 300,000-sf courthouse will be six or seven stories high. It will have about 30 courtrooms and District and County Clerks' offices. This portion of the project will deliver in 2021.
The $150 million project will add 1,000 beds to the jail. There will also be a separate central utility plant, a security screening area, secure parking, a loading dock area, and a food court.
The development team includes ERO Architects, HDR Architecture, Jacobs Project Management Co., and Morganti Texas Inc.
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