Video: Component the Size of Small Office Building Lifted into New Vogtle Reactor

Southern Co. recently released this video showing the placement of the five-story-tall CA20 module inside the nuclear island of Vogtle unit 3. It was the heaviest lift to date by the construction team led by Chicago Bridge & Iron and Westinghouse, the designer of the AP1000 reactor.

Crews completed the lift March 8. Containing several pre-built rooms and the spent fuel storage area, the CA20 weighs more than 1,100 tons and is 67 feet long by 47 feet wide.