Central Jail, Los Angeles, CA

Electrical Construction & Installation Services

County of Los Angeles

Helmuth, Obata, Kassenbaum

Helmuth, Obata, Kassenbaum

General Contractor
Newberg-Dick Joint Venture

Project Duration
48 Months


Commercial Electrical Services Project Description:

The "Twin Towers" Central Jail facility is state-of-the-art in law enforcement and consists of five buildings with over 1.2 million total square feet on a 10-acre site. The "Towers" include 2,000 cells a 200-bed medical services building, inmate reception area that can process over 4,000 inmates per day and serve over 18,000 meals per day.

Dynalectric L.A. provided electrical construction services and installed over 1 million feet of 3/4" IMC conduit, half a mile of 6" conduit, 1,000 miles of power cable and 2 million feet of control cable. The electrical installation project had in excess of 13,000 light fixtures, 30,000 branch devices and 17 miles of pick-resistant sealant. We were required to install over 25,000 feet of conduit weekly to maintain schedule with the deck pours.