The Clayton County Prison located in Lovejoy has a current capacity of 242 inmates mainly classified as minimum to medium risk. The inmates are housed in an open dormitory setting and can participate in work detail and custodial positions with various Clayton County government agencies.
This project will construction a new dormitory area which will also include a new visitation room and medical services area. A new transitional area is proposed which will provide 25 beds for inmates who participate in the work release program. Additional improvements will be made to the building’s interior and to the exterior infrastructure.