Southern Beyond Design Basis Flex Storage

Farley, AL / Vogtle, GA / Hatch ,GA

Golden Sands General Contractors, with JV partner ABC Domes, provided design-build services for Southern Nuclear Operating Company to construct three Beyond Design Basis Flex Storage Buildings for their nuclear power plants. Each dome is built to withstand 360 mile per hour winds, missile impact, seismic activity and fire

The construction of the dome was in accordance with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s response to the Fukushima Daiichi incident in Japan. The agency issued an order with specific requirements for mitigation strategies beyond-design basis external events.

Golden Sands also performed full site improvements including:  mass earthwork, underground utilities, site lighting, asphalt paving and seeding / sodding. All projects were required to be completed prior to scheduled outages (shut downs).