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The following Southern Company pictures are showing the construction progress of the new nuclear power plants at Vogtle.
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Aerial photograph of Vogtle site, with Vogtle 1 and 2 operating units to the left and Vogtle 3 and 4 construction site to the right.
Aerial photograph of Vogtle 3 and 4 construction site. Unit 3 is located at the left and top of the photo and Unit 4 is to the right and bottom. Heavy lift derrick crane foundation in the center.
Vogtle Unit 3 and 4 construction work taking place at night; Unit 3 “nuclear island” is located in background.
Vogtle Unit 3 “nuclear island” with water proofing work in progress: location where the containment vessel and associated nuclear components will be placed.
Heavy lift derrick foundation work, with Vogtle 1 and 2 in the background.
Inside the Ap1000 Module Assembly Building where large components will be assembled prior to being placed at their designated location.
Nice pictures that shows the development of works!
This is Robert "JAP" Valdez. Is there any Union Ironworkers on this site that can give me some info on the work out there? My cell #8053057562. Thanks. firstname.lastname@example.org. chasing the hook.
LOOKING GOOD.....................................GOOD LUCK
Bravo!!! Amazing and so beautifully planned, Can't wait to see the finishing touches. Great job! everyone..
Good looking start on the new plant. I worked construction on two plants, VC Summer,Sharon Harris.
Also worked Start up on River Bend.Good to see new plants going up.
Good pics! Not any more?
Here are links to some videos of past construction updates at the plant:
July 2011: nuclearstreet.com/.../vogtle-units-3-_2600_-4-construction-update-video-07273.aspx
February 2011: nuclearstreet.com/.../vogtle-units-3-4-nuclear-power-plant-construction-update-_2d00_-video.aspx
October 2010: nuclearstreet.com/.../vogtle-construction-update-_1320_-southern-company-video-102003.aspx
Have a great weekend,
Nuclear Street News Team
If anyone knows... How are these new plants different with respect to tritium contamination? Many of the the older units have found tritium in the dirt and ground water under their nuclear plants. Will the new ones be any better off, and if so, what will be different about them?
will the location of the instrumentation be placed inside the containment building.if so how are they to maintained. are plNNING TO HAVE SOBOTS MAINTAIN THESE INSTRUMENTS
ANONYMOUS PLEASE INDICATE WHERE THE LOCATION INSTRUMENTATION INSIDE THE CONTAINMENT . ARE YOU PLANNING TO USE ROBOTS TO MAINTAIN THESE INSTRUMENTS