Thunder Bay Consolidated Courthouse

Thunder Bay, Ontario


Design and construction of a new six storey, 255,000 sqft courthouse, consisting of 18 courtrooms, associated support space and prisoner holding facilities.


The security system incorporated a touchscreen control system to monitor and control all security sub-systems. All cells and circulation doors within the prisoner holding area were remotely controlled from the touchscreen control system. The security system provided for a fully integrated system, allowing for ease of monitoring and superior control capabilities. The security consisted of the following systems: Detention Door Control, IP Video Surveillance, Access Control, Intercom, Audio Surveillance, and Duress Alarm. All security systems were integrated on the touchscreen control system.


Budget: $150,000,000



Lobo was the Security and IT design consultants. Lobo was responsible for the design of the Integrated Security System and the IT/Voice-Data Structured Cabling Infrastructure System, preparing the engineering specifications and drawings, sketches, and security door details. Lobo also provided construction admin services, reviewing shop drawings, providing construction reviews, and commissioning and performance testing.


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