$5.9 million site-readiness contract for UPF

UPF Site RenderingDesign rendering of the three-building cluster that will comprise the Uranium Processing Facility. The UPF will be constructed west of Y-12’s Highly Enriched Uranium Materials Facility. (NNSA image)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which is managing some pre-construction contracts for the Uranium Processing Facility at Y-12, has awarded a $5.9 million “site infrastructure and services” contract to Emerald-A&H Joint Venture LLC.

Emerald-A&H is based in Nashville. The Corps of Engineers is managing work on the Oak Ridge project under an interagency agreement with the National Nuclear Security Administration (a semi-independent part of the Department of Energy).

According to the announcement, the site contract “will accomplish field readiness activities to support construction of the UPF.” That work will include site layout plan for trailers and “lay down areas” at the future site of the UPF, as well as: the traffic control plan, demolition and removal of existing facilities and infrastructure; some excavation, hauling and disposal of excavated materials; installation of storm water structures; grading for UPF support facilities; erosion control work; and installation of sanitary sewer structures.

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