GSA set to begin work on courthouse construction projects.
VISION UPDATE: April 18, 2016
The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) is set to begin work on eight courthouse construction projects. GSA’s plan was submitted to Congress today and includes $787 million for new construction and $160 million for repairs and alterations to existing facilities.
The plan is part of the GSA’s vision is to carry out the agency mission and spur economic development. This investment allows GSA to leverage the resources of the federal government and foster economic development in local communities across the country.
Courthouse Investment Plan Breakdown [PDF - 134 KB]
The proposed spending plan will bring new federal courthouses to Nashville, Tenn.; Des Moines, Iowa; Greenville, S.C.; Anniston, Ala.; and San Antonio, Texas. It will also provide for new courthouse annexes in Toledo, Ohio; Charlotte, N.C.; and Savannah, Ga., to go along with renovations of the James M. Ashley and Thomas W.L. Ashley U.S. Courthouse (Toledo), the Charles R. Jonas Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse (Charlotte), and the Tomochichi U.S. Courthouse (Savannah).
In addition to these eight communities, the plan includes $29.5 million for continued feasibility studies and preparation work for Judiciary housing needs in Harrisburg, Pa.
The House and Senate Appropriations Committees, and the congressional committees that authorize courthouse construction, must approve the plan before construction activities can begin.