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Scotland Correctional Institution

County: Scotland
Standard capacity: 1,652
Inmate gender: Male
Custody level: Min/Med/Close
Staff size: 523
Year opened: 2003

Mailing/Street address
22385 McGirts Bridge Road 
Laurinburg, NC 28353
  Phone: (910) 844-3078 
Fax: (910) 844-3786
Facility # 4860 
Courier # 14-85-02

Scotland Correctional Institution is a 1,756-bed, high-security prison facility located near the Laurinburg-Maxton airport in Laurinburg.

SCI opened in September 2003 as a 1,000-bed Close-Custody facility. A 504-bed Medium Security addition opened in March 2011, and a 252-bed Minimum Security unit opened in July, 2011.

The prison employs correctional officers, administrative, food service, medical, dental and maintenance staff.

The prison has 128 MCON cells and 192 segregation cells.


Visitation is by appointment only and can be made two weeks in advance but no less than 48 hours in advance. Appointment calls are accepted Monday through Thursday from 9:00am - 4:00pm. No appointment call will be accepted on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday.

Inmates are allowed one visit per week.

No visits are scheduled on Holidays.

Special visits must be approved by the Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent.

Call (910) 844-3078 and ask for the visiting room to schedule an appointment.

Close Custody Visits are Wednesday through Saturday Only

Wednesday 9:00am - 10:30am  or  12:00pm - 1:30pm
Thursday 9:00am - 10:30am  or  12:00pm - 1:30pm
Friday 9:00am - 10:30am
Saturday 9:00am - 10:30am


Non-Contact Visits for Restricted Offenders (Modified Housing, Restricted Housing, SRG, etc.)
are Monday and Tuesday Only

Monday 9:00am - 10:00am  or  12:00pm - 1:00pm 
Tuesday 9:00am - 10:00am  or  12:00pm - 1:00pm


Medium Custody Visits are Wednesday Trhough Saturday Only

Wednesday 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Thursday 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Friday 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Saturday 2:30pm - 4:30pm


Minimum Custody Visits are Saturday and Sunday Only

Saturday 9:00am - 11:00am  or  2:30pm - 4:30pm
Sunday 9:00am - 11:00am  or  2:30pm - 4:30pm



From Raleigh - Take US 1 to Southern Pines. Take U.S. 15-501 south toward Laurinburg. Go approximately 25 miles. Turn left on Old Wire Road. Go to the stop sign and turn right. Go to the next crossroads, which is Airbase Road, and turn left. Go approximately 5 ½ miles to McGirts Bridge Road and turn right. The prison is on the right.

From Fayetteville - Take US 401 south toward Laurinburg and go through Wagram. Turn left on Airbase Road. Go approximately 5 ½ miles to McGirts Bridge Road. Turn right and the prison is on the right.

From Lumberton - Take US 74 toward Laurinburg/Maxton. Take US 401 towards Fayetteville. Go approximately 3 miles and turn right on Highland Road. Go approximately 2 miles and turn left on McGirts Bridge Road. Go approximately 5 miles. The prison is on the left before you get to stop sign.

From Rockingham - Take US 74 east to Laurinburg. Take US 401 north approximately 3 miles to Highland Road and turn right. Go approximately 2 miles to McGirts Bridge Road and turn left. Go approximately 5 miles. The prison is on the left.

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