West Valley’s 3D Model Becomes Indispensable Tool for Demolition Safety

EM Update, June 18, 2024 —

WEST VALLEY, N.Y. – The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management (EM) and its cleanup contractor at the West Valley Demonstration Project drew from innovation and teamwork to create a 3D model of the Main Plant Process Building currently undergoing demolition.

Created with the help of onsite engineers and a contracted company, the 3D model shows everything from walls and support beams to equipment and piping.

“The West Valley team used collaboration and inclusion to their advantage when developing this innovative tool,” EM West Valley Project Management Assistant Director Stephen Bousquet said. “This tool helps our team to be safer as they continue to deconstruct the Main Plant in a methodical and deliberate manner.”

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on the West Valley Citizen Task Force, please contact:

Nancy Raca, Facilitator
West Valley Citizen Task Force
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