Salt Lake City, UT


775,000 SF | 2,100 Beds

Contract Value



Salt Lake County Adult Detention Center

At the time of construction, the Salt Lake County Jail represented the largest single construction project in the county’s history. It includes the following:

  • A total of 1,044 cells with 2,088 beds
  • Four housing pods, which are each 118,000 SF
  • A 45,000 SF food services building
  • A 130,000 SF jail support facility
  • A central plant and sheriff’s office that total 85,000 SF

In addition to being a construction manager for the project, Layton performed all of the concrete work for the housing pods. Layton also constructed a 42,000 SF Special Operations Center as part of the project. This facility is used for county operations storage and evidence storage and processing.