Courthouse renovations and modernizations in aging and historic buildings are relatively common as courts push to take advantage of state or federal funding to improve security. As a result, courthouse renovation contractors often tackle security in two specific areas: circulation and hardening.
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Historic courthouse renovation projects are incredibly complex, additionally, the unique security concerns and sensitive deadlines that must be met. While appropriate construction management and attention to timeline is always important, these projects demand extra attention in three specific areas.