State Correctional Institution – Houtzdale

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State Correctional Institution - Houtzdale
Seal of the Department of Corrections of Pennsylvania.svg
Location Woodward Township, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
Security class Medium-Securtiy
Capacity 1,587
Opened 1996
Managed by Pennsylvania Department of Corrections

State Correctional Institution – Houtzdale is a 1500-bed correctional facility located outside of Houtzdale in southern Clearfield County, Pennsylvania. The prison is located along State Route 153.

Building SCI Houtzdale[edit]

The facility cost $70 Million[1] to construct and when opened in January 1996, had a bed capacity of 1,587. As of June 2012 SCI Houtzdale is the third largest Correctional Institution in the state of Pennsylviania housing in upwards of 2540 inmates.

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  1. ^ Google News Search Excerpts - Retrieved 5/7/2011

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Coordinates: 40°48′44″N 78°21′23″W / 40.81222°N 78.35639°W / 40.81222; -78.35639