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  • The Vit Plant

    The Hanford Tank Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant, also known as the Vit Plant, will eliminate the environmental threat posed by 56 million gallons of radioactive and chemical nuclear waste currently stored at the Hanford Site in Washington state.

  • Our Values are Safety & Quality

    Nuclear and on-the-job safety drives decision making at the Vit Plant.

  • Solving the Challenge

    Pretreatment and testing enables proper handling of each batch of complex waste.

  • Reducing the Risk

    The Vit Plant will eliminate the threat posed by the underground waste at Hanford.

  • The Right Team

    Bechtel's experience and leadership are solving the nation's toughest energy and environmental challenges.

Virtual Tour

Tour the Hanford Vit Plant, VirtuallyGo to the Virtual Tour
We invite you to virtually tour the facilities being built at the Vit Plant. Take a peek into the nuclear facilities and support structures on the 65-acre site.

Vit Plant News

Third collaboration event continues focus on supply chain qualityRead more
Thu, October 19, 2017

The third annual Vit Plant Supply Chain Collaboration Event took place in September. 

Featured Video

Low-Activity Waste Melters Assembled
Uploaded October 12

The Hanford Vit Plant reached another milestone as Bechtel and the Department of Energy announced the successful completion of the two 300-ton nuclear waste melters inside the...

My Mission

Joe, General SuperintendentRead more

Joe has more than 40 years of experience in the construction industry and, of these, 35 years in nuclear construction. He has worked on ten nuclear power plants across the country.

Social Media

The 68-foot stack assembly at the Analytical Laboratory will exhaus...Read more
Posted September 22

The 68-foot stack assembly at the Analytical Laboratory will exhaust emissions from the lab’s ventilation systems, filtering radioactive and chemical contaminants from the air to ensure it meets strict regulations. Made of structural...