Asbestos abatement work on the old Chillicothe Correctional Center starts this fall. Click to hear KMZU’s Jillian Molloy talk with City Engineer Ron Urton.

Ron Urton

Major Abatement & Demolition, Inc., of Blue Springs is in charge of the asbestos abatement project.

The project costs more than $315,000 and will take 6 months to complete.

Following the abatement, Foutch Brothers of Weatherby Lake, MO will develop the buildings on the south side of the facility into housing units.

The first phase of the project starts in mid-October.