About This Project
The Big Idea: The Judicial Center and Courthouse are a developmental node in the Laney Walker/Bethlehem area. It is anticipated that commercial development will happen around the Judicial Center.
Cost: $67 million
Time: 3 years
Details: The $67 million Augusta Judicial Center and John H. Ruffin, Jr. Courthouse groundbreaking was on 12/15/2008. The highly anticipated ribbon cutting of this magnificent building located on the corner of Walton Way and James Brown Blvd. took place on Monday, 5/3/2011.The statue of Lady Justice (with a balance in one hand and a sword in the other), which spent most of 2010 being refurbished in Maryland, is placed at the front entryway.
Progress: Project completed.