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Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant 2nd Stage with New Confinement
друга черга Чорнобильської АЕС з новим об'єктом "Укриття"

Prypiat Ukraine

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began1976
  Finished2016
Floor Count9
Building Uses
 - other
 - ruin
 - unused
 - industrial
 - electrical
Structural Types
 - highrise
 - chimney
 - other
Materials
 - steel
 - plastics
 - concrete, reinforced
 - lead

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Old chimney487 ftfarm6.staticflickr.com/5542/10560402653_1ff2fac305_k.jpg
(1) dismantled in 2013
Spire410 ftatomic-energy.ru/news/2011/11/14/28580
new chimney was mounted till 2012
Roof361 ftblueprints
skyscraperpages.inf.ua/sources/New_Safe_Confinement.pdf
Reactor block244 ft1

Description
• Second stage of Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant consists of two power units: #3, which was built in 1976–1981, and #4 (1979–1983).
• With world's largest technogenic catastrophe in 26th of April 1986 reactor #4 was destroyed. Till November of 1986 its ruins was covered with the Shelter Object (a.k.a The Sarcophagus).
• Reactor #3 was decommissioned in 2000.
• Old ventilation duct was dismantled in 2013, new one was erected till 2012.
• New Safe Confinement was constructed near the power unit #4 in 2012–2016 and slided above the Sarcophagus in November 2016. With its dimension (length: 164 m, width: 270 m, arch radius: 140 m, weight 36,200 t) it is world's largest onshore structure that ever was moved.
• New Safe Confinement design: VINCI Construction Grands Projets (VCGP) and Bouygues Travaux Publics (ByTP).

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