Rehabilitate TWY C Phase II & TWY D Connector

About the Project
The pavement for Taxiway C (between the approach end of Runway 5L and slightly beyond Taxiway D to the notheast) and Taxiway D (between Runway 5L/23R and Taxiway C), was identified in the last pavement condition index survey (2014) as being one of the poorest on the airfield.  At that time Taxiway C (between the approach end of Runway 5L and slightly beyond Taxiway D to the notheast) and Taxiway D (between Runway 5L/23R and Taxiway C) was rated a 33, which is well below minimum service condition. These taxiways are critical to the airport, as aircraft must transit these taxiways to depart from Runway 5L and to taxi to/from Duncan Aviation. Additionally, the project includes replacing the taxiway edge lights and lighting circuit which have exceeded their useful life. 

Lastly, the Taxiway C run-up pad will be enlarged to enable larger Group III aircraft, with wingspans of 79ft up to 118ft, to operate on the run-up pad while remaining clear of the Object Free Area for Taxiway C.  Based on current Group III standards, the Taxiway Object Free Area (TOFA) extnds 93' from the taxiway centerline.  This leaves only 67ft of depth on the existing run-up pad.  The expansion will increase the depth by an additional 65'.
 
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Rehab TWY C Phase II and TWY D Connector Boundaries

Project Schedule

Description Date Notes Progress
Geotechnical Investigation January 30 and 31, 2017 The geotechnical investigation work is anticipated to take approximately 2 days, depending on weather conditions, and will take place between 7:30am and 5pm. There is no geotechnical investigation work taking place inside the runway safety area for RWY 5L/23R, so it will remain open for the duration of the work. Complete
Design Phase Febraury 2017 to March 2018 The design phase has reached the 90% plan review benchmark. Complete
Start Construction July 9, 2018 Construction for this project is anticipated to start on July 9, 2018.  Complete
Phase 1 July 9, 2018 This phase of the project includes the Taxiway D connector between the Southwest General Aviation Apron and Runway 5L/23R, as well as, a small portion of Taxiway C that intersects Taxiway D.  There is a sub phase within Phase 1, Phase 1A, in which Runway 5L/23R is anticipated to be closed for 4 days.  The purpose for the closure of Runway 5L/23R is to allow for the reconstruction of Taxiway D within the runway safety area.  Click here for a map showing the work area of Phase 1 and 1A. In Progress - scheduled to take 14 days
Phase 1A Anticipated July 18, 2018 at 10pm This sub phase of Phase 1 includes the reconstruction of the Taxiway D connector between the Southwest General Aviation Apron and Runway 5L/23R within the runway safety area of Runway 5L/23R.  Click the link in the Phase 1 notes for a  map showing the work area of Phase 1A. Pending - scheduled to take 4 days within Phase 1
Phase 2 Anticipated July 24, 2018 This phase of the project includes Taxiway C south of Taxiway D to where it connects to Runway 5L/23R, as well as  the expansion of the Charlie Run Up Area, and the construction of a blast deflector at the Charlie Run Up Area.  There is a sub phase within Phase 2, Phase 2A, in which Runway 5L/23R is anticipated to be closed for 4 days.  The purpose for the closure of Runway 5L/23R is to allow for the reconstruction of Taxiway C within the runway safety area.  Click here for a map showing the work area of Phases 2 and 2A. Pending - scheduled to take 50 days
Phase 2A TBD This sub phase of Phase 2 includes the reconstruction of the Taxiway C connector, where it connects to Runway 5L/23R, within the runway safety area of Runway 5L/23R. Click the link in the Phase 2 notes for a map showing the work area of Phase 2A. Pending - scheduled to take 4 days within Phase 2.
Substantial Completion Anticipated September 12, 2018 This is achieved when the project is complete, with the exception of full rate markings, punch list items, etc.  Total project length is anticipated to be 65 calendar days. Pending
Phase 3 TBD This phase includes applying full rate pavement markings.  This phase will be completed 30 days after the paving is complete in Phase 2.  It will require various short term closures, including a short closure of Runway 5L/23R. Pending - scheduled to take 1 day

Contractor Training

All construction personnel requiring access to the Air Operations Area (AOA) for the Taxiway C Phase 2 and Taxiway D Connector Reconstruction project must review the "Taxiway C Reconstruction Phase 2 Contractor Training Packet" in its entirety and indicate via the "Record of Training - Contractor" form that the packet has been reviewed.  Individuals on the job site who are found to not have completed the training will be escorted off the job site until the training packet has been reviewed and the record of training form has been completed.  

Individuals requiring a badge for unescorted access to operate outside of the construction boundaries on the non-movement and/or the movement areas must coordinate with the Airport Operations Manager to complete the proper training requirements. This will be limited to select general contractor personnel, electricians, and other personnel as deemed necessary by Airport Administration.

Taxiway C Reconstruction Phase 2 Contractor Training Packet

Record of Training - Contractor form