Rutherford County Judicial Center & Parking Garage

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Project Details

Murfreesboro, Tennessee
200,000 SF and 113,000 SF Parking Garage
Completion Date


Rutherford County Public Building Authority
Gresham Smith

About Rutherford County Judicial Center:

BELL acted as the Construction Manager at Risk to build Rutherford County’s new judicial center. The new facility is six-stories and includes 12 courtrooms, 12 judges’ chambers with reception area, clerk’s office, galley and flex space, eight jury rooms, jury assembly and grand jury assembly spaces, clerk and master area, District Attorney space, Public Defender space, domestic violence space, 27 holding cells in the basement and first through sixth levels, an evidence vault, an armory, and the Sheriff’s office.


Rutherford County Judicial Center details:

  • 200,000 SF
  • 113,000 SF parking garage
  • 12 Courtrooms
  • 12 Chambers with reception, clerk’s office, galley, flex space
  • 8  Jury rooms
  • Meetings spaces and areas: jury assembly, grand jury, clerk and master area, criminal clerk, civil clerk, Divorce coordinator space, District Attorney space, Public defender space, Domestic violence space, security spaces, Sheriff’s space
  • Confidential files/records space
  • 27 holding cells
  • Evidence vault
  • Armory

The $73 million project was one of the largest ever undertaken by our County, so it was critical that we had a strong partner to work with ensuring its success, and Bell delivered.  As you know, public projects come under the scrutiny of the community in which they are being constructed.  Your team delivered a great project at a great value for our citizens.

Ernest Burgess, Rutherford County Mayor

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