North Carolina Department of Correction

Last updated July 23, 1997

Polk Youth Institution
Pre-Cast Concrete Construction, Page 1

Pre-cast cell on truck bed The new Polk Youth Institution at Butner is the first state prison in North Carolina to be built with a new construction method where concrete prison cells were made at another location and brought to Butner on the back of large trucks.

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Correction managers looking forward to new facility
Correction officers ready for move to new prison
Polk quick facts
Tour the new Polk Youth Institution
Polk built with new construction techniques
Tour the old Polk Youth Institution
Polk prisoner assignments
Polk Youth Institution's school