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U1h Shaft

U1h Shaft

Location
Las Vegas, Nevada
Client
Department of Energy
Designer
Bechtel Engineering
Contract Value
$9.8 Million
Completion Date
2001
Market Sector
Underground
Capabilities
Design-Build
Self Performance

Atkinson constructed the U1h Shaft for the Department of Energy. The design-build project included the construction a 20-foot-diameter shaft to a depth of 1,045 feet at the Nevada Test Site near Las Vegas. Atkinson also furnished and installed the sinking plant, constructed a 1,055-foot, concrete-lined access and ventilation shaft, developed a shaft station at a depth of 976 feet, and built a loading pocket at the station.