Project Title Idaho National Lab’s INTEC Spent Fuel Rod Storage Site
Project Location  INTEC Spent Fuel Rod Storage Site
Project Type  Segregation Fencing and Gates
Project Description  SSG successfully acted as the site general contractor. Installing 3,000LF of security fence and 21 custom heavy-duty gates in a tight 30 day schedule, while coordinating the site survey, air vacuum excavation, and electricians inside a tight security cordon. SSG coordinated daily work sequences with the client and provided daily reports and scheduling while maintaining rigorous safety program due to the close proximity of nuclear facilities.
Project Challenges
  •  Maintaining an extraordinarily rigorous safety program due to the neighboring nuclear facilities ( all excavated material was checked for radioactive material);
  • Using air vacuum excavation due to numerous utilities;
  • Heavy-duty gates had to be fabricated off site to exact specifications;
  • Establishing appropriate security clearances; and
  • Meeting schedule despite an isolated site and adverse winter conditions.
Client  Idaho National Lab
Contractor  CH2M Hill-Washington Group