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Argonne Building 330 Demolition

This opportunity is a Recovery and Reinvestment Act action
Solicitation Number: AF-330-8-24-2009
Agency: Department of Energy
Office: Argonne National Laboratory (DOE Contractor)
Location: Argonne
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Added: Aug 24, 2009 10:27 am

 Argonne National Laboratory (Argonne) will be demolishing Building 330 in Argonne, Illinois. Argonne is seeking qualified contractor to demolish the building, including removal of all foundations, disposal of all waste as Low Level Radioactive Waste, and restoration of the site. This work would begin in October 2009 with expected completion by July 2011.

Building 330, the former Chicago Pile 5 (CP-5) research reactor facility, was Argonne's principal nuclear reactor used for scientific research from 1954 until its shutdown in 1979. The CP-5 Reactor was used for neutron beam, neutron flux, gamma ray, and biological studies as well as serving as a training facility. Originally designed to operate at a capacity of 1 megawatt (MW), the capacity was upgraded to 5 MW in 1959.  In 1980, all nuclear fuel and heavy water were drained from the process system and shipped to the DOE Savannah River Plant in Georgia.  The facility then remained in this "Dry Lay-Up" condition for the next 12 years. Decontamination and decommissioning of the CP-5 reactor began in 1992 and was completed by June of 2000.  The facility is currently abandoned.

9700 S. Cass Avenue
Argonne, Illinois 60439
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Anne M. Frankowski,
Supervisor, Subcontracts/Property
Phone: (630)252-7345
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Procurement Services Manager
Phone: 630-252-3640
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