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.
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.
The Mechanical Electrical Building houses all of the Uranium Processing Facility’s air handling units, which will be used to regulate and circulate the air throughout each building.
Work progresses at the Process Support Facilities with installation of structural steel. The subproject will achieve the “in the dry” milestone in March 2021.