Justice & Gvmt

Mount Olive Correctional Complex


New Construction


Mount Olive, WV


425,000 gsf

Mount Olive is West Virginia’s primary correctional facility with a capacity of 800 adult male inmates. It is a 425,000 gsf campus of fifteen buildings arranged in a classic fan shape arrangement inside a secure compound.

The design created by Silling Architects included minimum, medium, and maximum security housing with typical support facilities such as education, recreation, prison industries, kitchen and dining, visitation, intake and classification, medical, and administration. The infrastructure and support services were designed for future growth and can accommodate 240 additional beds if and when needed.