Demolition / Decommissioning

Quick Facts

  • Completed demolition projects totaling more than $10M
  • Won NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic’s Safety Through Awards and Recognition (STAR) Program Award in 2009

I have often wondered what it is an old building can do to you when you happen to know a little about things that went on long ago in that building.
- Carl Sandburg, poet

Planning and safety are paramount in demolition. Sovereign has experience in managing demolition and facility decommissioning at facilities such as remote transformer stations, storage tank farms, and large manufacturing plants.

Facility demolition and decommissioning are integral parts of site remediation. Sovereign utilizes our in-house engineering and construction management capabilities to manage all site demolition activities. We manage demolition projects from small-scale, single-building demolition and removal actions to large multi-facility removals with complications from asbestos and potential petroleum product.

Despite the many risks associated with demolition and decommissioning, we have received recognition from our clients for our outstanding safety performance during the completion of building demolition and removal.

Our personnel are knowledgeable in all phases of demolition and decommissioning including the following:

  • Subcontractor selection and management
  • Radioactive decontamination and decommissioning
  • Asbestos, lead, and PCB decontamination and removal
  • Equipment and storage tank removal
  • Treatment system decommissioning
  • Building demolition
  • Waste classification and removal
  • Low-level radioactive waste decommissioning