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.
Transformation at the Uranium Processing Facility Main Process Building (MPB) has accelerated in the past few months.
2019 has been a big year at the Uranium Processing Facility (UPF). The UPF team had a busy summer and celebrated several milestone achievements. See a recap in this milestone compilation video.
Progress continues at the Uranium Processing Facility. First floor structural steel installation is complete at the Salvage and Accountability Building; subcontractors and craft employees are busy with fireproofing and HVAC support and ductwork installation at the Mechanical Electrical Building; and first floor outer walls at the Main Process Building are complete while structural steel installation continues.
Ironworkers install structural steel pieces in the first level of the Uranium Processing Facility Salvage and Accountability Building.
Carpenters on the Construction crew gather to celebrate the completion of first level walls at the Uranium Processing Facility Main Process Building.
Jessica is an ironworker at the Uranium Processing Facility. She is on the structural iron crew at the Main Process Building.
Forms are installed on the outside of a rebar wall curtain at the Main Process Building (MPB). Once inside and outside forms are installed, concrete is placed to construct the outside wall of the MPB.
As additional pieces of structural steel are installed at the Salvage and Accountability Building, work on the second floor begins.