demolition pic

Chuck Rickman with MacKenzie Co. attaches a safety screen to the chain link fence surrounding the old juvenile jail Monday morning.

GOSHEN — Demolition of the old juvenile jail in Goshen is expected to ramp up this week.

Teardown of the former Juvenile Detention Facility at 114 2nd St. started on Jan. 13, with the removal of some interior items. The contractor is preparing for actual building demolition starting this week, Elkhart County Transportation Manager Charlie McKenzie said Monday.

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