Maricopa County Intake / Transfer & Release Facility (ITR) – Maricopa County, AZ

The project includes the new construction of a single building to house a 512-bed, 72-hour Inmate, Transfer, and Release Facility (ITR), along with a 1,280-bed medium-security Detention Facility.  The ITR component is estimated to be approximately 189,000 gross SF and includes four courtrooms, judges chambers, administrative and staff support areas, and processing and release functions, along with jail and law enforcement spaces.  The detention component is estimated to be approximately 260,000 gross SF and includes administration and support services, educational programming, healthcare and kitchen facilities. Total facility size is 485,000 gross SF.

The ITR facility is a state of the art facility, and the first of its kind in the United States.

The CMAR construction contract was awarded to Hensel Phelps Construction, with the architectural design delivered by Arrington Watkins (Architect of Record).

Inspired Networks was contracted by Maricopa County’s Facilities Management Division (FMD) and Arrington Watkins (Architect of Record) for the design of the infrastructure and communication systems.


  • Communication Systems
    • LAN
    • WLAN
    • IPT
    • Network Security

Owner: Maricopa County (AZ)

Client: Facilities Management Division (FMD)
Hensel Phelps Construction
Arrington Watkins (Architect of Record)

Construction Costs: $160 million

Completion Date: March 2020


  • Survey and Documentation
  • Stakeholder Interviews
  • Due Diligence
  • Planning and Estimates of Construction Costs
  • Design Management
  • Systems Design
  • System Interface Design
  • Construction Documents
  • Construction Phase Services