Maxey Flats Disposal Site

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Owner:Commonwealth of Kentucky
Division of Engineering & Contract Administration
Department of Environmental Protection
Tim Hubbard, Project Coordinator
403 Wapping Street
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601
(502) 330-9379
Contract Amount:$16,200,000
Project Date:Started 2014 to Completion Scheduled 2016

Fleming County, Kentucky

The Maxey Flats Disposal Site is a 55-acre low level radioactive waste disposal site that received waste from 1963 to 1977.  The Walker Company is contracted to complete the Final Closure Period Cap Project.  Our scope of work includes the following:

  • Construct a ridge haul road to the disposal site (100,000 cy)
  • Soil placement for a leveling fill over the existing disposal site (410,000 cy)
  • Installation of a geosynthetic cover system (2,400,000 sf)
  • Soil placement of a protective cover and vegetative cover over the geosynthetic liner system (175,000 cy)
  • Construction of a storm water collection system
  • Asphalt perimeter access road and security fencing
  • Radiation monitoring, site safety, quality control testing, and certification surveys