|History (Central Unit)|
|1991||EDCF opened in January.|
EDCF was consolidated administratively with the El Dorado Correctional Work Facility and the Toronto Correctional Facility.
The 105 bed U-Dorm Unit was put on-line at the El Dorado Correctional Facility.
|1998||The first correctional industry building project financed with private funds was erected and donated to the state. The project involved expansion of an existing building.|
|1999||The Legislature approved construction of two new cellhouses for the purpose of transferring the male RDU function to EDCF.|
Construction was completed on two 128-cell living units suitable for single-cell occupancy of maximum-custody inmates or double-cell occupancy of medium-custody inmates.
In March, the male RDU function was transferred from Topeka to EDCF.
|2002||Century Manufacturing, the private correctional industry at EDCF, expanded its operations at the facility, currently employing up to 107 inmates.|
|2003||A spiritual life center was approved and built with $1.1 million that was donated for the construction. C Cellhouse was utilized as the third segregation unit.|
|2006||Pioneer Balloon became a private industry at EDCF|
|2009||In February, the EDCF East Unit suspended operations and in May, the EDCF North Unit closed.|