State Correctional Institution – Mahanoy

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State Correctional Instution - Mahanoy
Seal of the Department of Corrections of Pennsylvania.svg
Location West Mahanoy Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Security class Medium-Security
Capacity 1,000
Opened July. 1993
Managed by Pennsylvania Department of Corrections

State Correctional Institution – Mahanoy is a 1,000 cell, all male, Medium-Security, correctional facility located along Interstate 81 in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.

Construction of SCI-Mahanoy[edit]

Mahanoy was one of four[1] 1,000-bed medium-security correctional facilities constructed in Pennsylvania around the same time. The facility cost $117 Million to construct and is on a 222-acre tract of land that was originally leased by the county commissioners. Construction began in July 1991 and opened two years later.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Schuylkill To Get New State Prison" - Reading Eagle, 5/8/1991 (Retrieved: 5/7/2011)

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Coordinates: 40°47′34″N 76°10′50″W / 40.79278°N 76.18056°W / 40.79278; -76.18056