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Plant Wansley

Southern Company, Plant Wansley

Franklin, Georgia

Long Term Gypsum Disposal Facility

Scope of Work:

Brad Cole Construction was the General Contractor for this project.  This gypsum disposal facility is one of the largest RCRA Subtitle D landfills in the Southeast.  Once completed, the three HDPE lined storage cells covered over 90 acres. 

Details:

  • 250 acres of clearing and grubbing
  •  2,800,000 cubic yards of excavation
  • Erosion and sediment control installation and maintenance
  • Placed 335,000 cubic yards of permeable clay liner and 370,000 tons of sand liner
  • Installed 18,949,000 square feet of geosynthetic liner
  • Installed 21,000 LF of fusion welded HDPE pipe ranging from 4” to 30”
  • Installed 28,000 linear feet of leachate trench and 50,000 linear feet of leachate piping
  • Provided culvert construction and miscellaneous concrete work

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