Learn about Y-12’s new story: the Uranium Processing Facility, one of the largest construction projects in Tennessee history. UPF is an essential part of the National Nuclear Security Administration’s modernization efforts.
Shipping crates of the Main Casting Glovebox Line, Group 1 in MPB East
UPF Electrician inspects wiring in the 13.8kV switchgear (Per work assessment and STAART card requirements gloves are not required during the activities pictured)
The Uranium Processing Facility works toward UPF “in the dry” milestone by end of the summer.
The UPF Main Process Building third-level wall installation continues with 21 of the final 29 placed.
Siding installation work on the Salvage and Accountability Building
Installation of the 13.8kV switchgear in the Uranium Processing Facility’s Mechanical Electrical Building
Two mission essential UPF employees work back to back with a COVID-19 safety partition between to maximize social distancing.
As part of the project’s COVID-19 safety actions, plexiglass partitions were installed and placed on breakroom tables to maximize social distancing while eating.
Two UPF ironworkers work together to tie rebar in place in preparation of the wall’s concrete placement at the Main Process Building.