State Correctional Institution – Somerset
State Correctional Institution – Somerset is a Medium-Security, all male correctional facility located outside Somerset, Pennsylvania, about 70 miles southeast of Pittsburgh, and about five miles off the Somerset Interchange of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
|Location||Somerset Township / Brothersvalley Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania|
|Managed by||Pennsylvania Department of Corrections|
Construction of SCI - SomersetEdit
SCI-Somerset was constructed at a cost of $82 Million and was completed in 1993. The prison was constructed on the site of a farm. The campus covers 63 acres, inside and outside the perimeter fence.
- "New Somerset Jail Ready For Dedication" - Gettysburg Times, 4/13/1993 (Retrieved 5/6/2011)