Uranium Processing Facility


3:56 min.

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.

Current Status

  • With steel installation for the framework of the Mechanical Electrical Building recently completed, crews are installing roof decking and wall panels.
  • Ironworkers recently began erecting first-level rebar curtain on the Main Process Building. The curtain is for the outside rebar layer and will be joined by an inside layer. Formwork will then be placed outside the curtains and the concrete placed. Rebar wall curtain will be installed on all levels of MPB through 2020.
  • Concrete placements continue for the base slab of the Salvage and Accountability Building.

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