Heinrich To Participate In Groundbreaking Of NNSA Albuquerque Complex Project

Sen. Heinrich recently secured $98 million in the 2018 spending bill to start construction of the new building

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – On Monday, July 2 at 9:30 a.m., U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) will participate in the groundbreaking ceremony of the new Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Albuquerque Complex Project in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The project will provide a modern, safe, and secure workspace for approximately 1,200 employees who support NNSA’s vital national security missions. 

As a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Senator Heinrich has long advocated for the new facility and recently secured $98 million in the 2018 spending billto start construction of the new office building for NNSA’s Albuquerque Complex to replace the existing outdated and inadequate 50-year old facility. Construction is estimated to cost around $174 million and take about four years to complete.

***Press interested in attending should RSVP to Al Stotts atal.stotts@nnsa.doe.gov with full name and press affiliation.***

Albuquerque - Monday, July 2, 2018

WHO: U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich
 Albuquerque Complex Project Groundbreaking Ceremony
WHEN: From 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. MT
WHERE: Go south on Eubank Blvd. approximately one mile from Central Ave. SE. Turn right (west) on Innovation Parkway SE. Parking will be to your immediate left, just south of the Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies.