LANL Breaks Ground On First Of Three New Cell Phone Towers

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LANL officials and staff gather for a groundbreaking for a new cell phone tower. Photo Courtesy LANL


Los Alamos National Laboratory broke ground last week on the first of three new cell phone towers which are anticipated to deliver fewer dropped calls and more bars for callers on Lab property and in the community.

On hand to make the occasion were Kelly Beierschmitt, Deputy Director for Operations, and Kathye Segala, Associate Laboratory Director for Capital Projects as well as Pete Maggiore, Assistant Manager of Environmental Projects for the National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA’s) Los Alamos Field Office, and Ron Lovato, CEO of Tsay Corporation, the contracting company. 

Guests at the ceremony were treated to an official safety briefing led by Crew Supervisor Dominic Montoya who outlined health and safety topics prevalent at construction sites.  

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