Calais Land Port of Entry Commissioning and LEED Consulting Services

Working for the General Services Administration (GSA), SMRT provided commissioning services for the Calais Land Port of Entry—a LEED Gold Certified facility. The complex, designed by Robert Siegel Architects, consists of commercial and non-commercial inspection facilities and supporting staff areas including a firearms range, USDA/FDA laboratories, and UV disinfection equipment. Beyond providing peer review for…

Armed Forces Reserve Center Ceiba

SMRT led the design team for this fast-track design-build project lauded by the US Department of Defense for its design, efficiency, and operational alignment. The Ceiba AFRC comprises a training building, a vehicle maintenance shop, a storage building, and a wash bay. SMRT designed the building envelope and HVAC systems to withstand an extreme tropical…

Genesee County Jail

The design of the new Genesee County Jail is informed by an initial demographics-trend and bed-needs analysis, correctional program management, and community outreach efforts. The team’s early work established a strong justification for advancing the project and enabled the county to move forward expeditiously with a new facility plan and design. Designed for maximum flexibility,…

Grafton County House of Corrections

SMRT utilized value engineering to achieve operational savings and meet sustainability goals for this replacement facility designed for inmates with special needs, minimum, and medium security requirements. Safe prisoner movement was enhanced by this facility’s direct attachment to the county courthouse. Core service areas, including food service, laundry, and visitation, were sized to accommodate additional…

Greene County Jail and Sheriff's Department

The dire need to replace a more than 100-year-old deteriorating facility with a contemporary, rehabilitation-focused environment drove this project. This contemporary jail was designed for an initial capacity of 80 beds with ample opportunity for internal and external expansion and contraction depending on future needs. SMRT provided programming, design, and construction administration services for this…

Maine Correctional Center Renovation & Construction

The Maine Correctional Center (MCC) reconfiguration is the culmination of a 20+ year, system-wide transformation to a forward-thinking, rehabilitation-focused operational model for the Maine Department of Corrections (MDOC). SMRT has been a trusted partner of the MDOC for the duration of this journey, designing facilities across the state to enable the growth of their future-focused…

St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility

This 186-bed facility replaced the existing 85-bed jail, eliminating the county’s need to board out inmates. The facility’s direct-supervision design enabled the county to maintain the original jail’s lower staffing levels. SMRT developed a cost-effective, flexible unit design to accommodate a range of inmate classifications with small populations. The facility meets strict Wicks Law mandates…

Maine Department of Corrections Southern Maine Women's Reentry Center

Rehabilitation, education, and preparation for a positive reentry to society—these outcomes informed SMRT’s programming for this 96-bed reentry facility designed to house women who are designated the minimum-security and community-release status. A residential and educational aesthetic ethic anticipates the transition from the corrections environment and contributes to reduced recidivism rates. Residents can leave to go…

Downeast Men’s Reentry Center

The Downeast Men’s Reentry Center in Machiasport provides transitional housing for 48 “community release” status men finishing their sentences with the Maine Department of Corrections. This normalized, residential, non-secure facility includes programmatic, educational, and support spaces as well as residential-scale living spaces. Located on the former Downeast Correctional Facility site, the 9,600-square-foot center offers ample,…

Puerto Rico Juvenile Facility

SMRT provided procurement documents for the design and construction of a new, full-service, 600-bed juvenile correctional facility in Puerto Rico. The facility is designed to house pre- and post-adjudicated male and female juveniles, with the required separation among populations. The design is based on an education model that includes a full program of support spaces,…