New Anniston U.S. Courthouse

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

Anniston US CH

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 a district courtroom, a bankruptcy courtroom, three judges’ chambers and 13 secured parking spaces. Other court related tenants include the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, the U.S. Marshals Service, the U.S. Attorney’s Office, a bankruptcy administrator and the U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services System.

Current status

GSA’s work to build the new federal courthouse in Anniston is currently in the construction phase. Workers continue installing exterior masonry facade. Exterior site work will start again in June 2021. Interior work is in progress with interior wall framing, building support systems, insulation and drywall. Interior finishes are scheduled to start in summer of 2021. The anticipated construction completion is January 2022.

Latest Update

GSA and the City of Anniston successfully transferred the deed to the former Anniston City Hall on Aug. 30, 2019. Additionally, GSA released the approved exterior renderings of the new courthouse.

Next milestone

GSA project team will continue to work with the courthouse’s design-build contractor to further refine the design.

Project details

Authorized funding: $42,575,000 (site acquisition, design, construction, and related expenses)
Project Delivery Method: Design Build
Lead Design Architect: Page Southerland Page
Project Schedule:

  • Construction Start – November 2019
  • Anticipated Construction Completion ­– Winter 2022

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
  • B.L. Harbert International LLC (Design Build Contractor) - Awarded Mar. 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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Last Reviewed: 2021-05-14