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Project Name: HPD: Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre Jail Restoration
Project Type: Historic Preservation
Project Description: The restoration of the Brentsville Jail is underway and scheduled for completion in Spring 2017. This project will complete the restoration of the jail in three phases. Phase I includes the stabilization and masonry repair. Phase II includes the complete restoration, and Phase III includes the interpretive exhibit development.
Project Manager: Brendon C. Hanafin     send an email
Alternate Manager:     
Agency Name: Public Works QPR?: Yes
Magisterial District: Brentsville
Original Budget: $877,746.86

Revised Budget:

Original Start Date: 12/1/2010

Revised Start Date:

Original End Date: 8/30/2013

Revised End Date:

Last Updated On: 11/21/2017 Maps  Pictures  Documents

Funding Source    


Budget Amount
Budget Amount
Funding Date

1. FY16 CIP

$13,725.00 --- 12/13/2016

2. Donation from PW Historic Preservation Foundation

$30,000.00 $30,000.00 3/17/2015

3. National Park Service grant award (see issues for more information)

$20,000.00 --- 3/17/2014

4. FY13 Carryover funding

$22,816.00 --- 8/6/2013

5. Budget and Appropriate excess FY13 donation revenue

$2,196.00 $2,196.00 6/4/2013

6. FY12 Carryover funding

$89,000.00 --- 8/7/2012

7. Donation From the Friends of Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre to the Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre Capital Improvement Plan Project to Fund Capital Improvements to the Brentsville Jail.

$41,513.00 --- 8/7/2012

8. CIP Budget transfer from Historic Preservation Projects to the Brentsville jail project.

$182,000.00 --- 10/26/2010

9. CIP fund balance for Jail project

$418,563.00 --- 7/1/2010

10. Donation From the Friends of Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre to the Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre Capital Improvement Plan Project to Fund Capital Improvements to the Brentsville Jail.

$57,933.86 --- 3/2/2010
Total Amount: $877,746.86 $877,746.86

Tasks/Milestones     Show GANTT Chart
Task/MileStone Start Date
Original Revised
End Date
Original Revised
of Hours
1. Stabilization Complete 12/1/2010 6/30/2011 Construction staff 1920
2. Lumber Milling Project 3/1/2012 6/30/2013 Korzendoffer 500
3. Masonry contract notice to proceed to Dominion Restoration Inc. Contract award amount: $301,766 4/1/2013 9/1/2013 Hanafin 200
4. BRENTSVILLE HISTORIC JAIL MASONRY RESTORATION Invitation for bids 9/28/2012 10/9/2012 hanafin 35
5. Jail Restoration Project 6/1/2013 8/30/2014 Hanafin 300
6. Baker and Associates awarded contract to design the masonry and restoration construction drawings 12/22/2011 8/30/2014 Hanafin 200
7. Baker and Associates awarded contract to complete archeological study of the Jail 12/22/2011 5/1/2013 8/16/2013 Hanafin 40
8. Restoration Design and Construction Documents 6/1/2013 1/31/2014 2/14/2014 B. Hanafin 120
9. Exhibit and Interpretive Plan 1/24/2014 12/1/2014 Orrison 150
10. Restoration 4/1/2014 10/1/2016 Hanafin 350
11. Close In inspection completed. 4/10/2016 4/20/2016 Korzendorfer 1000
12. Completion of the restoration 12/1/2015 3/1/2017 5/13/2017 Hanafin

Comments/Issues     Show All Issues

1. Service/Policy Issues   




2. Schedule/Timing Issues     



6/1/2017The Jail restoration is complete and the building is open for tours.
1/17/2017The ribbon cutting for the completed restoration is scheduled for 5/13/2017.
4/14/2016The final interior restoration has started as the project received final approval for close in. It is expected that the project will be completed in September 2016.
5/1/2014Final construction drawings have been approved and work will commence on the final restoration.
3/27/2014The County entered into a contract with the exhibit design firm Riggs Ward to design the exhibits and interpretive plan for the Jail project.
9/1/2013The masonry project has been completed.

3. Fiscal/Resource Issues     



9/1/2017The Jail restoration is complete. The widening of the entrance road, addition of an accessible parking space and additional sidewalks will begin in September. It is expected that the project balance will be $94,000. The Historic Preservation Foundation will raise the additional $56,000 needed for the interior exhibits of the Jail.
3/17/2014The County was awarded the Network the Freedom grant. The amount is $10,000 with a donation match of $10,000 from the Prince William Historic Preservation Foundation.
3/10/2014The PW Historic Preservation Foundation has raised over $40,000 towards the goal of $70,000 for exhibit design at the Jail.
9/19/2013The Prince William Historic Preservation Foundation is fundraising for the final phase of the project. This includes the interpretive exhibits and furnishing plan. The goal is to raise $70,000 in private funds by March 31, 2014.
5/1/2013The contract for the Phase I masonry is $302,000. This will leave appproxmately $100,000 plus milled lumber on hand and County staff construction labor to complete Phase II. It is not know at this time if this be sufficient to complete the project.

4. Impact on Other Projects     



5/28/2015Construction staff has mobilized at the Barnes House and limited construction activities will continue on the jail project.