Rocky Flats Plant - Buildings #372, 372A, 375, 550, 761, 762, 762A, 764, 792, 792A, 901


Address: Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site, Hwy. 93, Golden 80402

The guard towers and guard post, as well as a double perimeter fence with closed circuit television and alarms, were installed in 1983 as part of a $5 million Perimeter Security Zone (PSZ) to protect the plutonium operations buildings from potential terrorist attack. The access control buildings were added to the security area, now known as the Protected Area (PA), in 1989. The three guard towers (375, 550, 761, 901) are concrete, 338 sq. ft., three-story buildings with flat roofs. There are single pane, metal sash, fixed windows on each side of the third story. The access control (372A, 762A, 792A) vary from 1820 sq. ft. to 1855 sq. ft. and are rectangular, flat roofed, concrete buildings on a concrete foundation. The windows are large, single pane, and fixed with metal sash. Guard posts (372, 962, 792) vary from 285 sq. ft. to 360 sq. ft. and are small, concrete buildings with flat roofs. The windows are fixed, single pane with metal sash.
Quad Map/Date: Louisville, 1965 (1979)
Sec/Town/Range: S10 & 11, T2S, R70W
Elevation: c. 6000
Source: Historic Building Inventory Record #5JF1014.12, Colorado Historical Society.
 


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