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LATA demolished one of the largest buildings in the world with 2.8M square feet of floor space.

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Achieved an average waste transportation rate of 81 loads per day to dispose of 164,000 tons of waste.

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Performed NDA characterization demolition and disposition

of the tie line.

Under the largest fixed price, small business DOE set aside, Los Alamos Technical Associates demolished the K-33 gaseous diffusion uranium enrichment facility in Oak Ridge, Tennessee which was 2.8M square feet.

The project covered 64 acres of floor space. Demolition work was followed by the removal of building slabs and contaminated soil.

Work Performed:

  • Developed a “snip and pull” technique reducing demolition schedule from 12 to 5 months

  • Removed over 640,000 square feet of ACM transite siding utilizing powered scaffolding system

  • Achieved average demolition waste transportation rate of 100 truckloads a day

  • With more than 500,000 hours worked, TRC and DACT rate were zero

DEMOLITION & DISPOSITION OF BUILDING K-33

Oak Ridge, Tennessee