Construction firm Robins & Morton and the General Services Administration (GSA) celebrated the groundbreaking of the new U.S. Federal Courthouse in Greenville, Mississippi, on August 26 at 10 a.m. In attendance were US Senator Roger Wicker, US Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, US Representative Bennie Thompson, Greenville, US Chief District Judge Debra Brown, MS Mayor Errick Simmons, GSA-PBS Commissioner Nina Albert, GSA-PBS-Region 7 Commissioner GC Brizzi and GSA-PBS-Region 4 Commissioner Kevin Kerns.
The 55,639-square-foot courthouse will be located on a 2.5-acre site near the Mississippi River in the city’s original central business district and will house the U.S. District Court, U.S. Clerk of the Court for the Northern District of Mississippi, U.S. Magistrate Court, U.S. Marshals, U.S. Probation, Federal Public Defender, U.S. Attorneys and GSA. It will feature two courtrooms – one district and one magistrate – as well as district, magistrate, and visiting judicial chambers.
Robins & Morton will serve as the general contractor on the project and Duvall Decker Architects will serve as the architect. It is anticipated to open in Fall 2024.