Los Alamos Technical Associates, Inc. (LATA) was recently awarded a contract by Sandia National Laboratory for the demolition of 12 buildings and a 300-foot radio tower at the Tonopah Test Range (near Tonopah, NV). The work includes demolition of 4 historic structures totaling 3,888 ft², with 3 of the facilities constructed of ~8 ft thick concrete roof and walls, and 9 additional structures totaling 11,064 ft². The work is anticipated to take 3 months to complete.

“LATA was awarded this work based on its strong performance on complex demolition projects for the Department of Energy, including demolishing the C-340 the C-410/420 Gaseous Diffusion Plant Complexes totaling 259,000 ft² at Paducah, demolishing the 2.8 million ft² K-33 Gaseous Diffusion facility at Oak Ridge, and surgical removal of all biomass process equipment inside Oak Ridge National Laboratory Building 2719”, according to Linda Kobel, LATA CEO.