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Butte County Jail Expansion in Progress

Butte County Jail is planning an expansion to take place next October, which would bring new facilities for inmates.

Posted: Aug 31, 2018 5:32 PM
Updated: Aug 31, 2018 7:37 PM

OROVILLE, Calif. - Butte County Jail is planning an expansion to take place next October, which would bring new facilities for inmates.

Some of the new facilities include a 96-bed housing unit, a 38-bed medical and mental health wing and six new classrooms for teaching programs. 

The project will cost 40 million to complete, and construction is expected to begin in Summer of 2019. 

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