New Anniston U.S. Courthouse

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

Anniston US CH
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

The design phase for this courthouse project commenced in March 2019.

Latest updates

GSA and the City of Anniston successfully transferred the deed to the former Anniston City Hall on Aug. 30, 2019. Demolition is anticipated to begin in late fall 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 and construction schedule.

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
  • 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: 2019-09-06