Rocky Flats Plant - Building #559


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

Designed by Bernard Johnson Engineers, Inc. of Houston, Texas, and built by R.W. Mier Construction Co. of Golden, Colorado, in 1967, this one-story, 32,890 sq. ft. building housed the Chemical Analytical Lab to support plutonium production. It is a rectangular building with a flat-roofed, one-story ell running the length of the building's north side. Small wings extend form the northeast and southwest sides. In November 1989, operations ceased.
Quad Map/Date: Louisville, 1965 (1979)
Sec/Town/Range: S10 & 11, T2S, R70W
Elevation: c. 6000
Source: Historic Building Inventory Record #5JF1014.52, 1995, Colorado Historical Society.
 


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