Work Underway On New Roof, Repairs For $311,710 At Century Courthouse

August 2, 2022

Work on a new roof and repairs is underway at the Billy G. Ward Courthouse in Century.

Earlier this year, the Escambia County Commission approved a $311,710 contract with Centennial Roofing for the project. There was one other vendor submittal for the project from E. Cornell Malone Corporation, but the company did not submit required documentation at the time the bids were received, according to the county.

The base bid of $231,420 will remove the existing built-up roof and replace it with a new TPO (thermoplastic polyolefin membrane) roof, as well as make minor interior repairs. Another $35,290 will replace the fascia metal and gutters around the building, and another $45,000 will repair a sagging beam between the two outer columns on a porch.

The building houses offices for the Escambia County Clerk of the Court, the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, and a small courtroom.

The structure at 7500 North Century Boulevard is concrete masonry and brick veneer. It was built in 1976 and was renovated and expanded in 1997. The original structure is 2,750 square feet with the expansion adding an additional 2,120 square feet plus attached carport, for a total roof area of approximately 6,910 square feet.

Pictured: Roof and repair work underway at the Billy G. Ward Courthouse in Century. photos, click to enlarge.


4 Responses to “Work Underway On New Roof, Repairs For $311,710 At Century Courthouse”

  1. Jack on August 2nd, 2022 9:36 pm

    The price is totally dumb somebody’s skimming somewhere just sayin

  2. JW on August 2nd, 2022 12:27 pm

    That is insanely expensive! $35k for fascia and gutters? I’m in the wrong profession.

  3. sam on August 2nd, 2022 7:47 am

    that’s a pretty high price. they must have waited too long to replace the shingles and let the wood rot too. bad management.

  4. Donne on August 2nd, 2022 3:11 am

    Could have rebuilt it for less wow…..

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