Broad River Correctional Institution

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Broad River Correctional Institution
Location 4460 Broad River Road
Columbia, South Carolina
Coordinates 34°04′27″N 81°05′52″W / 34.07417°N 81.09778°W / 34.07417; -81.09778Coordinates: 34°04′27″N 81°05′52″W / 34.07417°N 81.09778°W / 34.07417; -81.09778
Opened 1988
Managed by South Carolina Department of Corrections
Director Robert M. Stevenson, III, Warden

Broad River Correctional Institution (BRCI) is a South Carolina Department of Corrections state prison for men located in Columbia, South Carolina.[1] The State of South Carolina execution chamber is located in Broad River.[2] The adjacent Kirkland Correctional Institution lies just to its south side.

The prison opened in 1988.[1] In January 1990 the death row inmates were moved from the Central Correctional Institution to Broad River. In 1990 executions began to occur in BRCI. On April 12, 1997, death row inmates were moved to the Lieber Correctional Institution.[2]

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