Board Gives Final Approval For Wayne County Jail Construction

Source: WWJ News Radio

It’s officially a done deal.

The Wayne County Board of Commissioners has given final approval to a plan to work with Dan Gilbert’s Rock Ventures group to build a new criminal justice center near I-75 and Warren Avenue. Commissioners voted 14-1 Thursday morning.

The new center, which is expected to cost $533 million to build, will have a county jail, administrative offices for the sheriff and prosecutor, a courthouse, and a juvenile detention facility.More