Indianapolis-Marion County Community Justice Campus

DLZ was the Master Engineer on the Indianapolis Community Justice Campus project.  Working as a primary subconsultant to HOK, DLZ was responsible for design and consulting services on 11 engineering tasks for the development of the Indy CJC project at the former Citizens Coke Plant site near the Pleasant Run Parkway and Southeastern Avenue.  This included construction of an Assessment and Intervention Center, for mental health and substance abuse issues assessment.

CJC Courts is a 12-story, 475,000-square-foot, courthouse facility that has six courtrooms per floor from ground floor to ninth. It also consists of staff offices occupying the 10th and 11th floors. The facility includes a 2700 bed adult detention center with a 3,000-bed, 718,000-sft, 5-story facility. It also houses a 300 bed acute health care and mental health unit.  Additionally, a civil and criminal courthouse, and a 3-story Sheriff’s Office will be on the Indianapolis Community Justice Campus site.

DLZ was responsible for managing building engineering, surveying, civil engineering, and landscape architecture with a total of 13 subconsultants throughout the design and construction of the Campus.  In total, over 100 DLZ team members spent nearly 30,000 hours of effort between 4 DLZ Offices and 25 plus departments to complete this project that spanned from late 2017 through the summer of 2022.


Architecture, Landscape Architecture & Planning


Justice, Local and State Governments, Public Safety


Indianapolis, Indiana