New Anniston U.S. Courthouse

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama

In 2016, Congress appropriated funding for the construction of a new 63,000-gross-square-foot federal courthouse in Anniston, Alabama, for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama. Anticipated to achieve LEED Gold certification, the new courthouse will provide two courtrooms and three judges’ chambers. Other court related tenants include the U.S. Marshals Service and the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Current status

GSA issued a Notice of Determination of No Practicable Alternative and Selection of Site in Aug. 2018, for the proposed site of the new courthouse, currently occupied by Anniston City Hall.

Latest updates

The design efforts on the new courthouse commenced in March 2019, preliminary concept design documents were received in April 2019 and the final concept design is expected to be complete in Late July.

Next milestone

GSA’s project team will seek Approval of the Concept design by the GSA PBS Commissioner in August 2019.

Project details

Authorized funding: $42,575,000 (site acquisition, design, construction, and related expenses)
Project Delivery Method: Design Build
Lead Design Architect: The Architect/Engineer (AE) will be part of the Design Build team
Project Schedule:

  • Anticipated Construction Start – Fall 2019
  • Anticipated Construction Completion ­– Fall 2021

Awarded Contracts:

  • O'Brien & Gere Engineers, Inc. (NEPA) - Oct. 2016
  • TAG Architects (Program of Requirements Study) - Awarded Oct. 2016
  • Procon Consulting (Construction Manager as Agent/ Commissioning Authority) - Awarded Mar. 2018
  • BL Harbert International LLC (Design-Build) -- Jan. 2019

News Releases

GSA awards design-build contract for Anniston U.S. Courthouse project

New Federal Courthouse Facilities Coming to Nashville, Charlotte, Greenville, Anniston and Savannah

GSA Announces $947 Million Courthouse Investment Plan

FY 2016 Funding Meets Judiciary Needs

Media Inquiries

Adam Rondeau
Public Affairs Officer

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