WATSONVILLE, CA—Granite ConstructionIncorporated has been awarded a $48 million runwayrehabilitation contract by the Alaska Departmentof Transportation and Public Facilities.

This federally-funded project consists of rehabilitation ofRunway 7L/25R at the Ted Stevens Anchorage InternationalAirport. Improvements include rehabilitation of connectingtaxiways, replacement and upgrading of airfield lighting andsignage, and construction of a new access road. Granite crews willplace over 225,000 tons of hot-mix asphalt andimport approximately 350,000 tons of borrowmaterial.

Scope of the work will be completed under two separate noticesto proceed valued at $19 million and $29million, respectively. Construction on the project isscheduled to start in the second quarter 2014 and is estimated tobe fully complete by fourth quarter 2015.

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David Phillips

David Phillips is a Chicago-based freelance writer and consultant with more than 20 years experience in business and community news. He also has extensive reporting experience in the food manufacturing industry for national trade publications.