Knoxville News Sentinel: K-25’s North Tower bites the dust; demolition project nearing end
Congratulations to UCOR for doing their job on time, safely and within budget!
OAK RIDGE — The skeletal structure of K-25’s North Tower came tumbling down with a boom Wednesday morning, marking another milestone in the decades-long, billion-dollar effort to stabilize, tear down and clean up one of the oversized nuclear legacies of the World War II Manhattan Project.
The government’s cleanup manager, URS-CH2M Oak Ridge (UCOR), invited members of the news media and others to witness the occasion at the former uranium-processing site now known as the East Tennessee Technology Park.
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