State Detention

River North Correctional Institution

Virginia Department of Corrections, Galax, Virginia

River North Correctional Institution houses medium security inmates.  The structures are single story, with mezzanines in the housing units.  The facility includes four housing buildings, maintenance/warehouse building, administration building, and warehouse annex.  There is also a programs building with space for academic and vocational classrooms, medical areas, gymnasium, intake, visitation, and a food service area.  A space within the fence was reserved for potential future construction of an industries building.