Thomson Correctional Center

Thomson Correctional Center

Thomson Correctional Center was an Illinois Department of Corrections maximum security prison located just north of Thomson, Illinois. It has an area of about 146 acres and comprises 15 buildings. Thomson has eight cell-houses with 1,600 total cells, and an additional minimum-security unit with 200 beds. Tri-City Electric Co., handled the electrical systems, security system and the information technology system for the prison. The project utilized over 25 licensed electricians per day for over 2.5 years to complete.