January 25, 2011
By Ms. Kristen Szydloski (AMC)
The Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant team continued to display visible construction site progress in January 2011.
Construction craft workers completed another Supercritical Water Oxidation Building concrete foundation placement. The Supercritical Water Oxidation Building will house the reactors where agent and energetic hydrolysates, a byproduct of the...
M.P. Kelly Construction Company of Richmond, Ky., erected the Utility Building which will house equipment to produce steam, compressed air, chilled water and hot water for operations.
Construction Craft workers completed a key Munitions Demilitarization Building first-level, concrete blast wall placement. The placement opens a pathway for future elevated horizontal concrete placements on a portion of the explosive containment area...
Construction craft workers place concrete for a first-level Munitions Demilitarization Building blast wall.
Inside the Utility Building, craft workers are installing structural steel to support piping systems. Work also continues on the installation of interior walls and lighting.
Structural steel activities continue in the Munitions Demilitarization Building where the chemical weapons will be disassembled, explosives removed and the agent neutralized.
Progress on interior metal wall studs and electrical cable tray installation continue inside. Once complete, the Control and Support Building will house the control room and integrated control system used to operate the Blue Grass Chemical...